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Checklist of Records in the General Register Office

 

The following listing is based on a shortlist of records issued by the General Register Office.

Registers of all Births in the whole of Ireland from 1 January 1864 to 31 December 1921, and in the Republic of Ireland (excluding Northern Ireland, the six north-eastern counties of Antrim, Armagh, Down, Fermanagh, Londonderry and Tyrone) from 1922 onwards.

Registers of all Marriages in the whole of Ireland from 1 April 1845 to 31 December 1863, except those celebrated by Roman Catholic clergy.

Registers of all Marriages in the whole of Ireland from 1 January 1864 to 31 December 1921, and in the Republic of Ireland (excluding Northern Ireland) from 1922 onwards.

Registers of all Deaths in the whole of Ireland from 1 January 1864 to 31 December 1921, and in the Republic of Ireland (excluding Northern Ireland) from 1922 onwards.

Registers of Births at Sea of children, one of whose parents was Irish, from 1 January 1864 to 31 December 1921, and of children, one of whose parents was born in the Republic of Ireland, from 1922 onwards.

Registers of Deaths at Sea of Irish-born persons, from 1 January 1864 to 31 December 1921, and of persons born in the Republic of Ireland from 1922 onwards.

Registers of Births of children of Irish parents, certified by British Consuls abroad, from 1 January 1864 to 31 December 1921.

Registers of Deaths of Irish-born persons, certified by British Consuls abroad from l January 1864 to 31 December 1921.

Registers of Marriages celebrated in Dublin by Rev J G F Schulze, Minister of the German Protestant Church, Poolbeg Street, Dublin, from 1806 to 1837.

Registers under the Births, Deaths and Marriages (Army) Act 1879.

Registers of Adopted Children, consisting of legal adoptions in the Republic of Ireland on or after l0 July 1953.

Registers of Births and Deaths under the Defence (Amendment, Number 2) Act 1960.

Registers of Certain Births and Deaths occurring outside the State (The Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act 1972, Section 4).

Registers of Certain Lourdes Marriages (Marriages Act 1972, Section 2).

Registers of Stillbirths in the Republic of Ireland from 1 January 1995 (certified copies available to parents only).