The County Council holds records of births, marriages and deaths from 1837 to the present date.
Prior to this records may be found in the local archives or at a local churches.
To order a certified copy of a birth, marriage or death certificate for identification or family history purposes please use the following link.
Certificate and postage costs
Each certificate costs £10 plus postage costs.
If you supply a self addressed envelope or collect in person you will not incur a postage fee.
- Standard service - certificate will be posted or ready for collection in 5 working days £10 (plus £2.50 if posted)
- Next day service - certificate will be posted or ready to collect after 2pm on the next working day £40 including the cost of the certificate (plus £2.50 if posted)
- Express service - certificate will be ready to collect within an hour of locating the entry. £50 includes the cost of a full certificate and the enhanced service. Collect in person only.
Types of certificates
Family history research
Researching your family history is a fascinating and time-consuming hobby. To help you with your research, in addition to the above you can use the General Register Office to research family history below: