Links for Civil Registration and Census Records

Births, Marriages and Deaths

  • FamilyRecords A beginner's guide to family history in the United Kingdom, produced collaboratively by the main record repositories.
  • General Register Office This covers the registration of births, marriages and deaths in England and Wales and provides a means to submit orders on-line for copies of certificates from July 1837 onwards.
  • General Register Office for Scotland Provides the equivalent information and resources for events registered in Scotland.
  • General Register Office (Northern Ireland) Provides the equivalent information and resources for events registered in Northern Ireland.
  • BMD Registers Pay-per-view access to digital images from non-parochial registers held by The National Archives. Includes records of Methodists, Wesleyans, Baptists, Independents, Protestant Dissenters, Congregationalist, Presbyterians, Unitarians, Quakers (Society of Friends), Dissenters and Russian Orthodox.
  • FreeBMD A free, searchable transcription of a large proportion of the GRO indexes of births, marriages and deaths for England and Wales between 1837 and 1983. Refer to the site for current details of the coverage.
  • FindMyPast Pay-per-view access to digital images of the GRO indexes of births, marriages and deaths for England and Wales.
  • Ancestry Pay-per-view access to digital images of the GRO indexes of births, marriages and deaths for England and Wales; partly indexed.
  • 1901CensusOnline Pay-per-view indexes for birth, marriage and death certificates in England and Wales, complete for 1837-2004.
  • BMDIndex.co.uk Pay-per-view indexes for birth, marriage and death certificates in England and Wales, complete for 1837-2005.
  • Familyrelatives.com Pay-per-view indexes for birth, marriage and death certificates in England and Wales, complete for 1837-2005.

Census Records

  • 1911 Census Pay-per-view access to transcripts and scanned images of the original census forms for the 1911 census in England.
  • FindMyPast: Census for England and Wales Pay-per-view access to transcripts and scanned images of the enumerators' returns for 1841, 1861, 1871, 1881 (free), and 1891 censuses.
  • Ancestry: Census for England and Wales Pay-per-view access to transcripts and scanned images of the enumerators' returns for 1841, 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881 (free), 1891 and 1901 censuses.
  • 1901CensusOnline: Census for England and Wales Pay-per-view access to transcripts and scanned images of the enumerators' returns for 1841, 1851, 1861, 1871, 1891 and 1901 censuses.
  • The Genealogist: Census for England and Wales Pay-per-view access to transcripts and scanned images of the enumerators' returns for 1841, 1851, 1861, 1871, 1891 and 1901 censuses.
  • FamilySearch: 1881 Census for England and Wales Free search for the 1881 census; no scanned images of the returns.
  • FreeCen A project aiming to provide a free online searchable database for the censuses of 1841, 1851, 1861, 1871 and 1891. Refer to the site for details of the current coverage.
  • FamilyHistoryOnline Coverage varies across the country; mostly local 1881, 1891 and 1851 indexes. Free searches with pay-per-view for full details. Refer to site for information on current coverage.
  • ScotlandsPeople: Census for Scotland Searchable indexes and access to images of enumerators returns for the 1841, 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891 and 1901 censuses for Scotland.
  • CensusOnline.com This site has links to thousands of census transcription sites world-wide.

Wills



Society news

Next Meeting

Our next meeting will be held on Thursday 21 August 2014 at Montague Hall, Hounslow. Doors open at 7.00 pm. This focus for the evening will be a talk by Jane High entitled British Red Cross Human Archives WW1 and its Resources.

GRO Certificates

There have been many recent additions to the listings of unwanted GRO Certificates for Sale. For details, see the GRO Certificates page.


Recent updates

16-Apr-2014

Update to Contacts page.

22-Mar-2014

Update on meeting venue from April 2014.

23-Feb-2014

Update on meeting venue for March 2014.

1-Feb-2014

More updates to GRO certificate listings.

18-Jan-2014

Full meeting programme for 2014 added.


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