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lotsofmarmite

lotsofmarmite Report 24 Jan 2013 17:40

Thank you so much for your reply Kathleen. I used this service in 2005 when it was part of ONS and it has apparently now all changed.

I telephoned the number you gave me; it was busy yesterday but I managed to get through this morning and they were most helpful.

KathleenBell

KathleenBell Report 23 Jan 2013 00:27

I'm not aware of the service you are asking about but you can telephone Southport and I'm sure they will pass you on to the relevant people (number taken from the GRO website):-

Telephone
You can contact us by telephone on +44 (0)300 123 1837 (8am to 8pm Monday to Friday. Saturday 9am to 4pm). Calls to 0300 numbers cost no more that calls to UK numbers starting 01 and 02 and should be part of any inclusive minutes that apply to your provider and call package. Please note your call may be recorded for training and monitoring purposes.

Kath. x

lotsofmarmite

lotsofmarmite Report 22 Jan 2013 23:52

Does anyone have the phone no or link for 'alive or deceased' enquiry at Southport ONS? I've tried to look online but can't seem to find it - am hoping it still exists.

Hope someone will be able to help me.

Thanks