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Birth certificates online

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Ti Report 27 Feb 2017 14:49

Hi does anyone know of a site where you can pay to view ancestors birth certificates online? Thanks


SylviaInCanada Report 27 Feb 2017 17:24

There are no such sites.

You have to buy certificates ............... always buy from GRO (General Register Office), the government source and much cheaper.

Each certificate will cost you £9.25 including postage and handling worldwide.

You have to register, but it is free to do so.

You can also go to that site, and look at the new GRO Index, which has digitised the Index to births between July 1 1837 and ca 1916, adding the mother's maiden name.

But you still cannot see the whole certificate.

Some sites do carry the Parish Registers, where you may be able to find baptisms or marriages. These sites include ancestry, FindMyPast, etc .... all are subscription sites.

BTW ...... this Board was intended for suggestions TO GR for improvements to the site, not for questions such as this.

GR staff have not looked or posted on here for many many months ................ a couple of members keep an eye on here for new posts so we can give advice on where to go to get help.


Ti Report 27 Feb 2017 19:03

Cheers ta much sorry I wasn't sure which board to use but thanks for letting me know and the info.


SylviaInCanada Report 27 Feb 2017 19:35

Trina ..............

ask genealogy related questions like this on Genealogy Chat. There area always people around on there to give advice

Ask general life questions (eg where to buy the best bread :-D ) on General Chat