Final form in a set which takes you from the cradle to the grave

The third, and final, certificate that applies to all people in the UK is the one issued after their death. The area above the main part of the certificate indicates the year of death, the registration district in which the death occurred, the sub-district and the county, in this case Norfolk. The main body ofContinue reading “Final form in a set which takes you from the cradle to the grave”

The long and the short of it means baby gets the first certificate

One of the first certificates you are likely to use in the early days of your family history research is likely to be a birth certificate. You do, however, have to make sure you get the right one because there are two types, the long and the short. The short version is only used asContinue reading “The long and the short of it means baby gets the first certificate”