Handy guide: Civil Registration births, marriages and deaths in Britain & Ireland


The state based civil registration of  birth, marriage and death events commenced across Britain and in Ireland during the 19th century, but did so at different times, and utilising various different legal criteria between the various constituent countries.

In this handy guide (4 page booklet), Chris Paton outlines what to expect from the records, and where to find them.



4 page A4 booklet, b&w and colour photos

Chris Paton, Unlock the Past handy guide, 2017

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