Channel Islands Civil Registration

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Civil Registration

For certificates after 1842.


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 forf 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 oounds 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.