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'''Parish Registers'''<br>Jersey<br>'''St Helier:''' The Town Church, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials from 1596.<br>St. Helier: Later Parishes (created when the Town Church was no longer big enough)<br>'''St. Mark, St. James, St Paul, St. Jude, All Saints, St Simon, St. Andrew, St. Luke'''. All these parishes commenced operation after 1842 and therefore their registers are at the Superintendents Registrar's Office.  
 
'''Parish Registers'''<br>Jersey<br>'''St Helier:''' The Town Church, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials from 1596.<br>St. Helier: Later Parishes (created when the Town Church was no longer big enough)<br>'''St. Mark, St. James, St Paul, St. Jude, All Saints, St Simon, St. Andrew, St. Luke'''. All these parishes commenced operation after 1842 and therefore their registers are at the Superintendents Registrar's Office.  
  
'''Country Parishes'''<br>'''St. Lawrence''': Baptisms and Burials from 1564 - Marriages from 1655<br>'''St. Brelade''': Baptisms, Marriages and Burials from 1560<br>'''St. Aubin (District Church for St Brelade'''): commenced operation after 1842 and therefore the registers are at the Superintendant Registrar's Office<br>'''St Peter''': Baptisms, Marriages and Burials from 1626<br>'''St. Ouen''': Baptisms, Marriages and Burials from 1634<br>'''St Saviour''': Baptisms from 1540 - Marriages and Burials from 1542<br>'''St Martin''': Baptisms and Marriages from 1594 - Burials from 1593<br>'''Gouray (District Church for St Martin)''':&nbsp; Baptisms from 1875 - Marriages from 1901 - Burials from 1900.&nbsp; From foundation in 1835 until the dates above the records are mixed in with St. Martin's Parish Church Registers.<br>'''St John''':&nbsp; Baptisms from 1594 - Marriages from 1583 - Burilas from 1581<br>'''St Mary''': Baptisms and Marriages from 1648 - Burials from 1647<br>'''Trinity''': Baptisms from 1624 - Marriages and Burials from 1612<br>'''Grouville''':&nbsp; Baptisms from 1584 - Marriages from 1598 - Burials from 1593<br>St Clement -&nbsp; Baptisms, Marriages and Burials from 1623
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'''Country Parishes'''<br>'''St. Lawrence''': Baptisms and Burials from 1564 - Marriages from 1655<br>'''St. Brelade''': Baptisms, Marriages and Burials from 1560<br>'''St. Aubin (District Church for St Brelade'''): commenced operation after 1842 and therefore the registers are at the Superintendant Registrar's Office<br>'''St Peter''': Baptisms, Marriages and Burials from 1626<br>'''St. Ouen''': Baptisms, Marriages and Burials from 1634<br>'''St Saviour''': Baptisms from 1540 - Marriages and Burials from 1542<br>'''St Martin''': Baptisms and Marriages from 1594 - Burials from 1593<br>'''Gouray (District Church for St Martin)''':&nbsp; Baptisms from 1875 - Marriages from 1901 - Burials from 1900.&nbsp; From foundation in 1835 until the dates above the records are mixed in with St. Martin's Parish Church Registers.<br>'''St John''':&nbsp; Baptisms from 1594 - Marriages from 1583 - Burilas from 1581<br>'''St Mary''': Baptisms and Marriages from 1648 - Burials from 1647<br>'''Trinity''': Baptisms from 1624 - Marriages and Burials from 1612<br>'''Grouville''':&nbsp; Baptisms from 1584 - Marriages from 1598 - Burials from 1593<br>St Clement -&nbsp; Baptisms, Marriages and Burials from 1623  
  
'''Guernsey<br>St Peter Port: The Town Church: '''Baptisms from 1563 - Marriages from 1565 - Burials from 1566<br>'''St Peter Port: Later Parishes '''(created when the Town Church was no longer big enough)<br>'''St Johns''': Baptisms from 1840 - Marriages from 1858<br>'''St Stephens''': Baptisms, Marriages and Burials from 1865<br>'''Holy Trinity: '''Baptisms from 1847 - Marriages from 1858 - Burials from 1858<br>'''Other Miscellaneous Registers<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1122735639464_68"></span>'''<br>'''The Marriage Chapel at St James-the-Less''': Marriages 1915-1970<br>'''Candie Cemetery''': Burials 1847-1986<br><br>
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'''Guernsey<br>St Peter Port: The Town Church: '''Baptisms from 1563 - Marriages from 1565 - Burials from 1566<br>'''St Peter Port: Later Parishes '''(created when the Town Church was no longer big enough)<br>'''St Johns''': Baptisms from 1840 - Marriages from 1858<br>'''St Stephens''': Baptisms, Marriages and Burials from 1865<br>'''Holy Trinity: '''Baptisms from 1847 - Marriages from 1858 - Burials from 1858<br>'''Other Miscellaneous Registers<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1122735639464_68"></span>'''<br>'''The Marriage Chapel at St James-the-Less''': Marriages 1915-1970<br>'''Candie Cemetery''': Burials 1847-1986
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'''Country Parishes<br>Vale: '''Baptisms, Marriages and Burials from 1577<br>'''St Pierre-du-Bois''': Baptisms, Marriages and Burials from 1625<br>'''Castel''': Baptisms, Marriages and Burials from 1674<br>'''Castel: St Matthews''': Baptisms from 1854 - Marriages and Burials from 1855<br>'''St Sampson''': Baptisms, Marriages and Burials from 1713<br>'''St Saviour''': Baptisms and Marriages from 1582 - Burials from 1609<br>'''St Martin''': Baptisms and Marriages from 1660 - Burials from 1728<br>'''Forest''':&nbsp; Baptisms and Marriages from 1700 - Burials from 1704<br>'''St Andrews''': Baptisms from 1575 - Marriages from 1573 - Burials from 1574<br>'''Torteval''': Baptisms from 1684 - Marriages from 1721 - Burials from 1739<br><br>
  
 
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Civil Registration

For certificates after 1842.

Jersey

The Superintendent Registrar, 10 Royal Square, St. Helier, Jersey JE2 4WA Office Hours 9.30-12.30p.m.

If you know the Date/Name/Parish of the event, one is charged 10 pound per certificate. (As at 2006).  If searching is required, a further charge of 7 pounds is levied for a five year search for a birth or death and 14 pounds for a five year search for a marriage.  Add a postal hadling charge of 1 pound, for overseas and 50 pence for British Isles.  Please make cheques payble to "Treasurer of States."
There are no facilities for personal research.
If you are in Jersey, these charges can often be alleviated as the Registrar's Indices from 1842-1900 are available at bothe the Societe Jersiaise and the CIFHS Research Room.

Guernsey

HM Greffier, The Royal Court House, St Peter Port, Guernsey GY1 2PB. Office Hours 9a.m.-5p.m. aulx

They charge 5 pounds for a full certificate or 3 pound for a short certificate.  A search fee of 5 pound is additional.
If you are in Guernsey, this charge can be alleviated as there is public access to the Strong Room between 2p.m. and 4p.m. for a nominal 1 pound charge and details can be copied from their records.

The Priaulx Library also have the indexes on microfilm. www.priaulxlibrary.co.uk/
Note: Guernsey Marriages were not subject to Civil Registration until 1919 - so the coverage is incomplete prior to that date.  Go to the Parish Registers. Gap 1875-1907. instead.

Alderney

Births, Deaths from 1850, Marriages from 1886
The Greffier, Registry for Births, Deaths, Companies, Land and Marriages, St Anne, Alderney GY9 3AA is custodian.
Births from 1850 - missing May 1871-Dec. 1874.
There is a hand-ruled book of declarations, from August 1850 to December 1874, that can be used to fill this gap.
Deaths from August 1850-1855, 1907 onwards.  Hand-ruled book of declarations from October 1855 to December 1874.
Gap 1875-1907.
Marriages from 1886 (from St Anne's Church).  1891 onwards from elsewhere on the Island.
In Guernsey 
Births, Deaths and Marriages from 1925 to date only.


The Priaulx Library  Candie, St Peter Port, Guernsey GY1 1UG have incomplete microfilmed sets of Civil Registration records.
Alderney Greffe Records -
Births July 1850-July1857, July 1857-July1860, July 1860-August 1885.
Deaths 1850-1866, 1907-1925.

Sark
Birth, Death and Marraiges records from 1925 can be found at The Greffe, Las Chasse Marette, Sark GY9 0SF. The Greffe's office hours are 2-4p.m. Tuesday.Wednesday & Friday and at H.M. Greffier, The Royal Court House, St Peter Port, Guernsey GY1 2PB.  Office Hours 9a.m.-5p.m.

Parish Registers
Jersey
St Helier: The Town Church, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials from 1596.
St. Helier: Later Parishes (created when the Town Church was no longer big enough)
St. Mark, St. James, St Paul, St. Jude, All Saints, St Simon, St. Andrew, St. Luke. All these parishes commenced operation after 1842 and therefore their registers are at the Superintendents Registrar's Office.

Country Parishes
St. Lawrence: Baptisms and Burials from 1564 - Marriages from 1655
St. Brelade: Baptisms, Marriages and Burials from 1560
St. Aubin (District Church for St Brelade): commenced operation after 1842 and therefore the registers are at the Superintendant Registrar's Office
St Peter: Baptisms, Marriages and Burials from 1626
St. Ouen: Baptisms, Marriages and Burials from 1634
St Saviour: Baptisms from 1540 - Marriages and Burials from 1542
St Martin: Baptisms and Marriages from 1594 - Burials from 1593
Gouray (District Church for St Martin):  Baptisms from 1875 - Marriages from 1901 - Burials from 1900.  From foundation in 1835 until the dates above the records are mixed in with St. Martin's Parish Church Registers.
St John:  Baptisms from 1594 - Marriages from 1583 - Burilas from 1581
St Mary: Baptisms and Marriages from 1648 - Burials from 1647
Trinity: Baptisms from 1624 - Marriages and Burials from 1612
Grouville:  Baptisms from 1584 - Marriages from 1598 - Burials from 1593
St Clement -  Baptisms, Marriages and Burials from 1623

Guernsey
St Peter Port: The Town Church:
Baptisms from 1563 - Marriages from 1565 - Burials from 1566
St Peter Port: Later Parishes (created when the Town Church was no longer big enough)
St Johns: Baptisms from 1840 - Marriages from 1858
St Stephens: Baptisms, Marriages and Burials from 1865
Holy Trinity: Baptisms from 1847 - Marriages from 1858 - Burials from 1858
Other Miscellaneous Registers
The Marriage Chapel at St James-the-Less: Marriages 1915-1970
Candie Cemetery: Burials 1847-1986

Country Parishes
Vale:
Baptisms, Marriages and Burials from 1577
St Pierre-du-Bois: Baptisms, Marriages and Burials from 1625
Castel: Baptisms, Marriages and Burials from 1674
Castel: St Matthews: Baptisms from 1854 - Marriages and Burials from 1855
St Sampson: Baptisms, Marriages and Burials from 1713
St Saviour: Baptisms and Marriages from 1582 - Burials from 1609
St Martin: Baptisms and Marriages from 1660 - Burials from 1728
Forest:  Baptisms and Marriages from 1700 - Burials from 1704
St Andrews: Baptisms from 1575 - Marriages from 1573 - Burials from 1574
Torteval: Baptisms from 1684 - Marriages from 1721 - Burials from 1739