General Register Office

19 February 2019

Family historians can now order digital copies of their ancestors’ records from the General Register Office

03 January 2019

Copies of birth, marriage and death records will be more expensive to order from the General Register Office from 16 February

15 November 2018

Lost Cousins founder Peter Calver found thousands of birth and death records were missing from the GRO index

09 November 2016

Family historians can now request PDF copies of selected birth, marriage, death and civil partnership records for a limited period

04 November 2016

The General Register Office for England and Wales has added two civil registration indexes to its website, and will also be trialling a new online certificate service

12 January 2016

Step by step guide to finding and ordering birth, marriage and death certificates for England and Wales via the General Record Office (GRO)

01 September 2015

Mark Thomson will succeed Paul Pugh as head of the General Register Office (GRO), having previously served as Managing Director of Royal Mail International

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