Catalogue description General Register Office: Miscellaneous Foreign Marriage Returns
|Title:||General Register Office: Miscellaneous Foreign Marriage Returns|
This series contains marriage certificates issued by foreign registration authorities and churches, copies of entries in the registers kept by British embassies, incumbents of English churches and chaplains, notification of marriages of servicemen during service abroad, and documents deposited for safekeeping.
Electronic images of these records can be searched online through our partner website.
There are also considerable numbers of other sources of births, marriages and deaths of Britons overseas which are held in other record repositories; in particular the Guildhall and the Society of Genealogists.
Duplicate registers retained by consulates are held in Foreign Office, Division within FO
These materials are indexed in RG 43
|Held by:||The National Archives, Kew|
|Legal status:||Public Record(s)|
General Register Office, 1836-1970
|Physical description:||9 volume(s)|
|Access conditions:||Available in digital format|
Geoffrey Yeo 'The British Overseas, A Guide to Records of Their Births, Baptisms, Marriages, Deaths and Burials Available in the United Kingdom', London, 2nd edn, 1988.
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