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HM Greffier,<br />
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HM Greffier,<br> The Royal Court House,<br> '''St Peter Port''',<br> GY1 2PB,<br> Guernsey, <br> Channel Islands.  
The Royal Court House,<br />
 
'''St Peter Port''',<br />
 
GY1 2PB,<br />
 
Guernsey,<br />
 
Channel Islands.
 
  
Office Hours 9a.m.- 5p.m.
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Office Hours 9a.m.- 5p.m.  
  
They charge £5 for a full certificate or £3 for a short certificate and there is an additional search fee of £5.
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They charge £5 for a full certificate or £3 for a short certificate and there is an additional search fee of £5.  
  
 
If you are in Guernsey, this charge can be alleviated as there is public access to the Strong Room between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. for a nominal £1 charge and details can be copied from their records.  
 
If you are in Guernsey, this charge can be alleviated as there is public access to the Strong Room between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. for a nominal £1 charge and details can be copied from their records.  
  
The [http://www.priaulxlibrary.co.uk/ Priaulx Library] also have the indexes on microfilm.
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The indexes and certificates are available on microfilm through the Family History Library for the following time periods:<br>
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|+ '''Guernsey Civil Registration on FHL Microfilm'''
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| '''Event<br>'''
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| '''Indexes<br>'''
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| '''Certificates'''<br>
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| Birth<br>
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| [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=292148&disp=Register+of+births%2C+from+the+various+p++ 1840-1907]&nbsp;&nbsp; Mas to Mh are missing from index<br>
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| Marriage&nbsp; <br>
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| [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=292088&disp=Register+of+marriages%2C+1841-1901%3B+++ 1840-1966]&nbsp; <br>
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| Death<br>
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The [http://www.priaulxlibrary.co.uk/ Priaulx Library] also have the indexes on microfilm.  
  
 
'''Note:''' Guernsey Marriages were not subject to Civil Registration until 1919 - so the coverage is incomplete prior to that date. Use the Parish Registers (Gap 1875-1907) instead.  
 
'''Note:''' Guernsey Marriages were not subject to Civil Registration until 1919 - so the coverage is incomplete prior to that date. Use the Parish Registers (Gap 1875-1907) instead.  
  
FHL 942.D27gih "Marriage and Census Indexes for Family History Historians" Contains entries of where to find marriage registers in Channel Islands. Available only at Salt Lake Family History Library
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Gibson, Jeremy and Elizabeth Hampson. ''Marriage and Census Indexes for Family History Historians''. Baltimore [Maryland]: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2001 [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/46853206 WorldCat 46853206&nbsp;] [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=1007927&disp=Marriage+and+census+indexes+for+family+h%20%20&columns=*,0,0 FHL 942 D27gjh] contains entries of where to find marriage registers in the Channel Islands. <br>
  
== Alderney ==
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== Alderney ==
  
For Births, Deaths from 1850, Marriages from 1886 contact:
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For Births, Deaths from 1850, Marriages from 1886 contact:  
  
The Greffier,<br />
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The Greffier,<br> Registry for Births, Deaths, Companies, Land and Marriages<br> '''St Anne''',<br> Alderney,<br> GY9 3AA,<br> Channel Islands.  
Registry for Births, Deaths, Companies, Land and Marriages<br />
 
'''St Anne''',<br />
 
Alderney,<br />
 
GY9 3AA,<br />
 
Channel Islands.
 
  
For 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.
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For 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.  
  
For Deaths from August 1850-1855 and 1907 onwards: Hand-ruled book of declarations from October 1855 to December 1874. (Gap 1875-1907).
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For Deaths from August 1850-1855 and 1907 onwards: Hand-ruled book of declarations from October 1855 to December 1874. (Gap 1875-1907).  
  
For Marriages from 1886 (from St Anne's Church) and 1891 onwards from elsewhere on the Island.
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For Marriages from 1886 (from St Anne's Church) and 1891 onwards from elsewhere on the Island.  
  
 
In Guernsey: Births, Deaths and Marriages from 1925 to date only.  
 
In Guernsey: Births, Deaths and Marriages from 1925 to date only.  
  
The [http://www.priaulxlibrary.co.uk/ Priaulx Library] in Guernsey has incomplete microfilmed sets of Civil Registration records.
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The [http://www.priaulxlibrary.co.uk/ Priaulx Library] in Guernsey has incomplete microfilmed sets of Civil Registration records.  
  
 
'''Alderney Greffe Records''': Consists of '''Births '''July 1850 - July 1857, July 1857 - July 1860, July 1860 - August 1885; '''Deaths '''1850-1866, 1907-1925.  
 
'''Alderney Greffe Records''': Consists of '''Births '''July 1850 - July 1857, July 1857 - July 1860, July 1860 - August 1885; '''Deaths '''1850-1866, 1907-1925.  
  
== Sark ==
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== Sark ==
  
'''Birth, Death and Marriages records from 1925''' can be found at:
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'''Birth, Death and Marriages records from 1925''' can be found at:  
  
The Greffe,<br />
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The Greffe,<br> Las Chasse Marette,<br> '''Sark'''<br> GY9 0SF,<br> Guernsey,<br> Channel Islands.  
Las Chasse Marette,<br />
 
'''Sark'''<br />
 
GY9 0SF,<br />
 
Guernsey,<br />
 
Channel Islands.
 
  
The Greffe's office hours are 2-4 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday &amp; Friday
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The Greffe's office hours are 2-4 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday &amp; Friday  
  
and at:
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and at:  
  
H.M. Greffier,<br />
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H.M. Greffier,<br> The Royal Court House,<br> '''St Peter Port''',<br> GY1 2PB<br> Guernsey,<br> Channel Islands  
The Royal Court House,<br />
 
'''St Peter Port''',<br />
 
GY1 2PB<br />
 
Guernsey,<br />
 
Channel Islands
 
  
Office Hours 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.
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Office Hours 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.  
  
 
[[Category:Guernsey]]
 
[[Category:Guernsey]]

Revision as of 17:36, 2 June 2009

HM Greffier,
The Royal Court House,
St Peter Port,
GY1 2PB,
Guernsey,
Channel Islands.

Office Hours 9a.m.- 5p.m.

They charge £5 for a full certificate or £3 for a short certificate and there is an additional search fee of £5.

If you are in Guernsey, this charge can be alleviated as there is public access to the Strong Room between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. for a nominal £1 charge and details can be copied from their records.

The indexes and certificates are available on microfilm through the Family History Library for the following time periods:

Guernsey Civil Registration on FHL Microfilm
Event
Indexes
Certificates
Birth
1840-1966
1840-1907   Mas to Mh are missing from index
Marriage 
1840-1966 
1840-1901
Death
1840-1963
1840-1907

The Priaulx Library also have the indexes on microfilm.

Note: Guernsey Marriages were not subject to Civil Registration until 1919 - so the coverage is incomplete prior to that date. Use the Parish Registers (Gap 1875-1907) instead.

Gibson, Jeremy and Elizabeth Hampson. Marriage and Census Indexes for Family History Historians. Baltimore [Maryland]: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2001 WorldCat 46853206  FHL 942 D27gjh contains entries of where to find marriage registers in the Channel Islands.

Alderney

For Births, Deaths from 1850, Marriages from 1886 contact:

The Greffier,
Registry for Births, Deaths, Companies, Land and Marriages
St Anne,
Alderney,
GY9 3AA,
Channel Islands.

For 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.

For Deaths from August 1850-1855 and 1907 onwards: Hand-ruled book of declarations from October 1855 to December 1874. (Gap 1875-1907).

For Marriages from 1886 (from St Anne's Church) and 1891 onwards from elsewhere on the Island.

In Guernsey: Births, Deaths and Marriages from 1925 to date only.

The Priaulx Library in Guernsey has incomplete microfilmed sets of Civil Registration records.

Alderney Greffe Records: Consists of Births July 1850 - July 1857, July 1857 - July 1860, July 1860 - August 1885; Deaths 1850-1866, 1907-1925.

Sark

Birth, Death and Marriages records from 1925 can be found at:

The Greffe,
Las Chasse Marette,
Sark
GY9 0SF,
Guernsey,
Channel Islands.

The Greffe's office hours are 2-4 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday

and at:

H.M. Greffier,
The Royal Court House,
St Peter Port,
GY1 2PB
Guernsey,
Channel Islands

Office Hours 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.