Births, deaths, marriages and civil partnerships
We can help you with the legal formalities and registration process.
Advice and Information
If you wish to get married or form a civil partnership in a religious or civil ceremony, you will need to give notice at the Register Office.
Find out about the venues in the borough licensed for non-religious weddings and civil partnerships.
New citizens would normally be expected to book their citizenship ceremony within three months of being sent an invitation from the Home Office.
We have temporarily suspended our copy certificate service.
Find out what changes have been made to marriage and civil partnership ceremonies due to COVID-19.
Book an appointment to register a birth and find out what changes we have made to the service due to the outbreak of COVID-19.
This section takes you through the arrangements you may have to make when someone dies, and gives information on the support you can get.
We keep records of the births, marriages, civil partnerships and deaths registered in the borough from 1837 to the present.
Find out how to find the Register Office and the transport options available.
This page outlines what you can expect from the registration service. You can also find out how we are performing within our service.
We manage nearly 400,000 burial and cremation records. You can search them all online using a service called Deceased Online.
See charges for certificates, ceremonies, corrections and more.