However, mostly I prefer to skip this because even if the certificate is not for the person I want, it may give me some good clues if I am having difficulty finding the right one. The process for finding marriage and death records is exactly the same, except with marriage certificates you can search under the bride or the groom and then cross reference them, which makes it easier to find the correct entry.
After March it is even easier as the surname of the spouse was listed on each entry.
Ordering birth certificates online is very simple once you get the hang of it, and there is nothing like the excitement of seeing the details of your ancestors when they come through the letter box! Email Not published. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam.
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Order an official birth, marriage or death certificate from the General Register Office (GRO) if To order certificates by post, fill in the relevant GRO certificate application and send it to If you need a copy in the future you can order one online. Order birth, adoption, marriage, civil partnership and death certificates from the search the GRO online Index of historic births ( to ) and deaths ( to ) you'll find on certificates, and what to do if you cannot find a certificate.
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If you want to view these records, or view recent records, you must book an appointment at the public search room or, if you know the details, you can apply online for certificates. You do not need to register or log in to use the free name search. If you use the free name search it will return the number of matches in each registration type.
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