|Definition:||A grave is a location where remains of a human or an animal are buried|
|Rendered as:||Grave icon|
To define tagging scheme for graves, mainly ones without historic value.
|grave=yes/columbarium/crypt/cenotaph/scatter_site/*||Shows type of the grave, "yes" value implies simple grave||mandatory|
|memorial=yes/no/cross/headstone/sculpture/*||Shows type of the memorial, "yes" value does not specify any type, use "no" if there is no memorial at all||recommended|
|subject:name=*||Full name of the buried one presented on a memorial||recommended|
|subject:species=human/cat/dog/*||Species of the buried one||"human" by default, mandatory otherwise|
|subject:image=no/photo/engraving/bust/sculpture/*||Type of the visual representation of the buried one on a memorial. Use "no" if no such image is present||recommended|
|Birth and death dates as they are presented on the memorial. Use "no" if a date is not specified on the memorial. Use "yes" if a date is present on the memorial, but its value is unknown to the mapper||recommended|
|subject:wikidata=*||Wikidata link to the buried one if exists. Example: Q30875||optional|
|cemetery=*||Cemetery name||use only if cemetery can't be extracted by other means (e.g. grave is not inside landuse=cemetery or amenity=grave_yard)|
|religion=*||Religion associated with the grave (add denomination=* tag if possible). Use "no" when there is no such association (e.g. in case of atheist graves).||recommended|
|inscription=*||Inscription text as it is presented on the memorial||optional|
|ref=*||Unique reference to the grave inside of the cemetery (this could include reference to cemetery sector)||optional|
|wikidata=*||If the tomb is featured in Wikidata, list the item identifier here. Example: Q12432989||optional|
This scheme could also be used for memorial "graves", e.g. cenotaphs, scatter sites, etc.
If there is sizable building (e.g. in case of crypt) it's recommended to additionally use building=*.
In cases when several beings belong to one grave (e.g. mass grave) information about them could be presented by subjectN:* scheme. For example:
subject:birth=<mr. Smith's date of birth>
subject:death=<mr. Smith's date of death>
subject2:birth=<ms. Smith's date of birth>
subject2:death=<ms. Smith's date of death>
If there is a list of buried ones on the memorial, then subject:* should be used for first entry, subject2:* for second and so forth. subjectN:* could be omitted, if Nth element of list is not presented on memorial (e.g. name was erased) or unreadable.
- I approve this proposal. --Newpavlov (talk) 11:09, 9 July 2015 (UTC)
- I approve this proposal. Navigator of memory (talk) 18:49, 9 July 2015 (UTC)
- I have comments but abstain from voting on this proposal. R41phA (talk) A cenotaph is in memory of an individual or group of individuals whose remains are interred elsewhere and is therefore a memorial and not a grave. So grave=cenotaph is incorrect.
- Note part about "This scheme could also be used for memorial "graves", e.g. cenotaphs, scatter sites, etc.". Yes, it uses somewhat broader meaning of "grave" than usually, but in my opinion it's quite common for tagging schemes. Probably it would have been better to include this into header "definition", but unfortunately too late for that.--Newpavlov (talk) 15:43, 10 July 2015 (UTC)
- I oppose this proposal. Sorry that I didn't contribute to the discussion in time. We need a tag for graves, and I like the straightforward approach of this proposal, but it needs some improvements. There should be no grave=yes but a historic=grave or man_made=grave main tag with an optional grave=* subtag (as proposed) to further specify it. As others already pointed out, grave=cenotaph does not conform to the key definition, so you should change either one. It is never too late to correct that. You may stop and restart voting. As to memorial=*, this is a subtag of historic=memorial, so I doubt that it fits here. A grave is not a memorial, is it? This should be clarified. If graves are considered memorials, they should certainly be tagged as historic=memorial + memorial=grave. --Fkv (talk) 07:03, 20 July 2015 (UTC)
- I approve this proposal. --Макс (talk) 10:12, 23 July 2015 (UTC)
Opinions and Comments
See Talk:Proposed_features/Grave for further suggestions.