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Ordering photocopies of BMD's from family search

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GinaS Report 1 Apr 2013 10:20

Need help ordering copies of BMD's certs from family search - anyone ordered from them?
I have the names and film numbers of the certificates I need.
I have registered with them and they have my details.
When I wrote to them asking for help, they sent an email on how to order - my son, d.i.l. and myself do not understand what their instructions for ordering are.
Would love to hear from anyone who has succeeded.
Many thanks, Gina

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 1 Apr 2013 10:28

Are they post 1837? If so you can get them from the GRO which would be easier


GinaS Report 1 Apr 2013 10:40

They are Shirley but are relatives born in India


Reggie Report 1 Apr 2013 11:38

FMP has overseas births of British subjects......with the GRO refs

I wasn't aware that the LDS had access to certs.........I thought their films were merely copies of the and learn, I guess


MarieCeleste Report 1 Apr 2013 11:42

From GRO website:

Q1. What certificates can I order online?
You can order certificates online for birth, death, marriage, civil partnership and adoption events registered in England and Wales and for certain British Nationals, who were born, married, formed a civil partnership or died overseas.


GinaS Report 1 Apr 2013 12:44

I have not been able to find them on the GRO.

I need help on how to access the information from family search


Inky1 Report 1 Apr 2013 15:06

In your initial message you state that:-
"they sent an email on how to order - my son, d.i.l. and myself do not understand what their instructions for ordering are."

I suggest that you cut&paste those instuctions onto this thead. Perhaps one of us might understand what those instuctions are.


mgnv Report 1 Apr 2013 15:23

I didn't know they did individual images. I thought the proceedure was that you rented a film thru your local FS centre, they phoned you when the film arrived, and you then went into the centre and viewed it there as often as you wanted in the 6 wks or whatever they held the film for. Usually, there is a facility at the centre that will let you print images for a pretty nominal charge.
You should check all this with your local centre.

Chris in Sussex

Chris in Sussex Report 1 Apr 2013 16:46


You can now order up to five images per month.

The following link explains....



GinaS Report 1 Apr 2013 18:16

Hi Chris,

This looks promising, I have sent the address off to my son to check it for me,

Many thanks to you all,

Regards, Gina


mgnv Report 1 Apr 2013 19:46

Chris - thanks for that info