Catalogue description General Register Office: Miscellaneous Foreign Death Returns

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Details of RG 35
Reference: RG 35
Title: General Register Office: Miscellaneous Foreign Death Returns

This series contains death 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. They include an incomplete collection of certificates of British military deaths in France and Belgium, 1914 to 1921, issued by the registration authorities of those countries.

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Date: 1830-1921
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Copies of further registers of the British military deaths, compiled by the War Office, remain with the General Register Office. 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

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English

General Register Office, 1836-1970

Physical description: 69 papers and volumes
Access conditions: Available in digital format
Publication note:

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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