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Title in the Language of the Record

México, Distrito Federal, nacimientos y defunciones del Consulado Británico

Record Description

This collection includes indexes to births and deaths of British nationals in the Federal District of Mexico. The birth indexes date from 1854-1874 and the death indexes date from 1827-1926.

If a British national was born or died while in Mexico, a relative could register the event with the British embassy or a consulate. This information was then recorded in British records.

Record Content

Birth indexes may contain the following information:

  • Place and date of birth
  • Name of person born
  • Gender
  • Parents’ names
  • Father’s profession

Death indexes may contain the following information:

  • Place and date of death
  • Name of deceased
  • Gender
  • Age at death
  • Profession
  • Residence at time of death

How to Use the Record

Search the Collection

To search by index:
Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.

When searching:
As you are searching it is helpful to know such information as your ancestor’s given name and surname, some identifying information such as residence, age, and family relationships. Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name as your ancestor and that your ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times.

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Citations for This Collection

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Collection Citation

“Mexico, Distrito Federal, British Consulate Births and Deaths, 1827-1926.” Database. FamilySearch. : accessed 2014. Citing Public Record Office, London, England.

Record Citation (or citation for the index entry):

The citation for a record will be available with each record once the collection is published.


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