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Local Reg Offices that DON'T do Family History

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Madmeg Report 30 Sep 2009 03:32

Confirming Margaret's comment re Macclesfield. Absolute stars. Have rung me re queries on a Saturday. Certificates in a couple of days.



Joy Report 19 Feb 2009 09:06

nudged again for Jennifer


Borobabs Report 20 Jan 2009 00:30

Foe the Whitby one they took just over 4 days , and were very helpful contacted me via e-mail and I paid with card over phone to them ,,,
mind have e-mailed them since regards cert and had no reply now about 4 months



Madmeg Report 20 Jan 2009 00:24

Macclesfield, Cheshire will do ANYTHING, they are stars. Single look-ups please, don't overload them. Just email the library and ask.

Hawarden Noth Wales are good too.



Joy Report 19 Jan 2009 18:55

More than likely, they will be deleted nudges (bring the thread forward).


Steven Report 18 Aug 2008 16:35

Hi all, just been reading this thread and wondered why so much of it has been deleted?


Joy Report 18 Aug 2008 15:30



kay Report 9 Apr 2008 11:47

Hi Norwich registrars office do a brilliant job.Pay by card over phone,very helpful and delivery ,anything between 2 days and 2 weeks,has been my experience.Kay


TinaElizabeth Report 11 Oct 2006 15:13

Just phoned my local office, Hitchin and Stevenage district and they do do this service. If you don't mind waiting a week it's £7.00 If you want it quicker its £10.00 Guess where i'm going in a couple of days ?


LB Report 11 Oct 2006 08:41

Enfield Registry Office (Gentlemen's Row) will only accept postal applications. Having said that, they quote a one week delivery time but I got mine within two working days. Lyndsey


Lancsliz Report 10 Oct 2006 23:29

Hi I've found CAMDEN helpful and received birth certs from them. London Borough of ENFIELD tell me they aren't staffed enough to do checks, etc but have sent me marriage certs when I gave them the vol and page refs. They couldn't find one marriage cert but the GRO sent it without any probs. Jenny


Marie Report 10 Oct 2006 16:18

birmingham has a geneologist who will help you if you are not sure maybe others have them as well if you ask


Vanessa Report 30 May 2006 22:18

Sorry Tracy. YORK BMD`S Vanessa


Vanessa Report 30 May 2006 22:13

Hi Tracy. I sent my application to harrogate today. 1 birth in selby-1 marriage in ripon-1 death in richmond, yorkshire. All from harrogate. Phoned York reg office for 2 death certificates. Will arrive in tomorrow mornings post. Vanessa


Tracy Report 30 May 2006 22:09

Whitby.. You are given a phone number for Harrogate. Postal applications only. Will update when Mine arrives as to timescale.

Chris in Sussex

Chris in Sussex Report 22 May 2006 11:08

Nudge for Laura

Glen In Tinsel Knickers

Glen In Tinsel Knickers Report 19 May 2006 16:25



Irene Report 6 May 2006 22:24

Merry I did get a copy of a marriage certificate from Hackney, it was one of the long ones to - handwritten. That was in April 2005. Tower Hamlets are very quick and very helpful in supplying certificates. Irene

Glen In Tinsel Knickers

Glen In Tinsel Knickers Report 6 May 2006 19:52

nudge for others

The Ego

The Ego Report 2 May 2006 15:22

Its worth mentioning that basically local offices are very inconsistent with regards their interpretation of data protection,or privacy laws as they are callled in Oz,and libraries likewise. Some offices ask you to provide the exact date of marriage if it is in the last 75 years before issuing copy certs,which is ridiculous considering a lot,if not most children wouldnt know the date of their parents or grandparents wedding.