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The following is a list of key sources of genealogical information for England and Wales that can be accessed through purchased copy documents

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  SOURCE COPY DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE
 
  Births, Marriages & Deaths Copies of Birth, Marriage and Death Certificates
 
  • Costs £11.50 per certificate if ordering on the basis of full name and approximate date of death, marriage or death
  • Cost £8.50 if the General Register Office index reference (year, quarter, registration district, volume, page) also provided. This charge is reduced to £7 if ordered online.
  • Can be ordered online at www.gro.gov.uk
  • Can be ordered by phone from the General Register Office on 0870 243 7788
  • Can be ordered by post from General Register Office at P.O. Box 2, Southport, Merseyside PR8 2JD
   
   
   
  Wills Wills proved after 1858
   
  • Order by post from Postal Searches & Copies Dept, Probate Registry, Castle Chambers, Clifford Street, York, YO1 9RG (Tel: 01904-666777; Fax 01904-666776). The order form can be downloaded from www.courtservice.gov.uk.
  • The minimum information required when ordering is the deceased's full name and either the date of death or the search period. If the search period is limited to 4 years, it costs £5 for the search and a single copy of the grant of probate together with the will (if any). Extending the search period costs an additional £3 for each 4 year extension.
    Wills proved before 1858
   
   
   
   
 
   
 
This page last updated: 18 July 2006