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Births Post 1969

ACTION: If you know the exact date of birth, you can order a copy of the certificate if you are:

  • The Person on the Certificate
  • The Parents and Grandparents of Person on the Certificate
  • The Wife or Husband of the Person on the Certificate
  • The Children and Grandchildren of the Person on the Certificate
  • The Brothers or Sisters
  • Anyone who has Legal interest in the Certificate

A copy of the birth record cannot be obtained by anyone else until after 100 years from the date of the birth.

To order a copy of the birth certificate from the Vital Registration office.
If you do not know the exact date of death: For a fee, the Vital Registration office will do a 3 year search.

Substitutes for birth record information:

  • Church Records: Depending on the denomination, church records may contain information about birth, marriage and death.
  • Cemetery Records: Cemetery records are a rich source of birth and death information. These records may also reveal family relationships.
  • Census: Census records are a valuable source for birth and marriage information. You may also determine approximate time of death when the individual disappear from the census. This is a good place to begin a search.
  • Newspapers: Besides obituaries, local newspapers may contain birth and marriage announcements and death notices. Also check newspaper social columns for additional information.
  • Military Records: Military pension records can give birth, marriage and death information. In addition, soldiers' homes records can include this same information.