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Search our historical indexes of births, baptisms, marriages, burials and deaths dating back to 1836.

Historical certificates are available as instantly downloadable PDF images or mailed hard copy certificates.


In line with the Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014, the Registry is collecting your personal information in order to provide you with a historical certificate and/or image.

Your personal information will only be used for this purpose. Read more about the Registry's Privacy Policy.

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