5181: Statutory Registers of Births, Marriages and Deaths

The Statutory Registers of Births, Deaths and Marriages date back to 1855 and the introduction of compulsory civil registration in the United Kingdom. They include all births, deaths and marriages that have taken place up to the present day.

They are managed by the following three organisations:

For Scotland:
The National Records of Scotland

For England and Wales:
The General Register Office

For Northern Ireland:
The General Register Office for Northern Ireland


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