Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

Relationships mentioned on grave monuments

Usually, when there is more than one name mentioned on a grave monument relationships are given. The GPR uses this information to record the relationships as they relate to the first mentioned name on the monument.

Below is a list of all the relationships currently recorded with the GPR:

relationship codes

On most grave monuments there are usually more than one name. The GPR stores relationship information about each of these names. This relationship information shows the relationship between a name on the monument and the first name mentioned on that monument.

The GPR stores details of all names listed on a monument and not just the names of people buried in the grave. This is paticularly useful for family history researchers to help them identify ancestors. For instance, it would be difficult to identify a child without the details of its parents.

relationship
code
relationship to first name on the monument
afirst name on monument
abadopted brother
adadopted daughter
afadopted father
alalias
amadopted mother
asisadopted sister
auaunt
bbrother
bebenefactor
blbrother-in-law
bilbrother-in-law
ccousin
chchild
cilcousin-in-law
cocolleague
comcomrade
cwco-worker
crchurch record
ddaughter
dildaughter-in-law
dldaughter-in-law
dl1daughter-in-law (son's first wife)
dl2daughter-in-law (son's second wife)
dw2daughter of second wife of husband
dh2daughter of second husband of wife
eemployer
ehemployer of husband
ememployee
ewemployer of wife
ffather
fadfather of adopted daughter
fasfather of adopted son
fblfather of brother-in-law
fdlfather of daughter-in-law
fifiancee
flfather-in-law
filfather-in-law
fldfather-in-law of daughter
flsfather-in-law of son
flwfather-in-law of wife
fmfather or mother
fodfoster daughter
foffoster father
fomfoster mother
fosfoster son
frfriend
fsislfather of sister-in-law
fslfather of son-in-law
fw2father of second wife
goddgod daughter
godfgod father
godmgod mother
godsgod son
gagrand aunt
gdgrand daughter
gdhgrand daughters husband
gdlgrand daughter-in-law
gdilgrand daughter-in-law
gfgrand father
gflgrand father-in-law
gfilgrand father-in-law
ggagreat grand aunt
ggdgreat grand daughter
gggdgreat great grand daughter
ggd4great great great grand daughter
ggd5great great great great grand daughter
ggnigreat grand neice
ggngreat grand nephew
ggdlgreat grand daughter-in-law
ggdilgreat grand daughter-in-law
gggdlgreat great grand daughter-in-law
ggfgreat grand father
ggugreat grand uncle
gggfgreat great grand father
ggf4great great great grand father
ggf5great great great great grand father
ggf6great great great great great grand father
gmgrand mother
gmlgrand mother-in-law
gmilgrand mother-in-law
ggmgreat grand mother
gggmgreat great grand mother
ggm4great great great grand mother
ggm5great great great great grand mother
ggm6great great great great great grand mother
gngrand nephew
gnegrand nephew
gnigrand niece
gnilgrand niece-in-law
gsgrand son
gslgrand son-in-law
gsilgrand son-in-law
gswgrand sons wife
ggslgreat grand son-in-law
ggsilgreat grand son-in-law
ggsgreat grand son
gggsgreat great grand son
ggs4great great grand son
gggsilgreat great grand son-in-law
gggslgreat great grand son-in-law
gugrand uncle
hhusband
hbhalf brother
hblhusbands brother in law
heirheir
hshalf sister
hsishalf sister
hslhusbands sister in law
hsislhusbands sister in law
h1first husband
h1wfirst husband of wife
h2second husband
h2msecond husband of mother
h2wsecond husband of wife
h3third husband
h3wthird husband of wife
h/whusband or wife
mmother
madmother of adopted daughter
masmother of adopted son
mblmother of brother in law
mdlmother of daughter in law
mlmother-in-law
milmother-in-law
momonument owner
msislmother of sister-in-law
mslmother of son in law
nnephew
nenephew
nelnephew-in-law
ngrelationship not given
niniece
nilniece-in-law
nlnephew-in-law
nrnot recorded
orelationship not given
onother name
orother record
pparent
pnpen name
pnhpen name of husband
pnwpen name of wife
ptpartner
rrelic (widow)
sibsibling
sissister
sislsister-in-law
sisilsister-in-law
sson
sbstep brother
sblstep brother-in-law
sdstep daughter
sdlstep daughter-in-law
sdilstep daughter-in-law
serservant
sfrson of friend
sgfstep grand father
sgmstep grand mother
sh2son of second husband
silson-in-law
slson-in-law
snstage name
snhstage name of husband
snwstage name of wife
sfstep father
sflstep father-in-law
sfilstep father-in-law
sgflstep grandfather-in-law
sgmlstep grandmother-in-law
smstep mother
smlstep mother-in-law
ssisstep sister
sssilstep sister-in-law
ssstep son
sslstep son-in-law
stfstep father
stmstep mother
sovSovereign
sw2son of second wife
uuncle
uluncle-in-law
wwife
w1first wife
w1hfirst wife of husband
w2second wife
w2fsecond wife of father
w2hsecond wife of husband
w2ssecond wife of son
w2slsecond wife of son-in-law
w3third wife
w3hthird wife of husband
w4fourth wife
w4hfourth wife of husband
wblwifes brother in law
wiwidow
wipwidows partner
wrwidower
wrpwidowers partner
wsislwifes sister in law
xhex-husband
xwex-wife
|relationship not known

These relationship codes all relate to the first person indexed on a monument.


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