Saturday, May 17, 2008

behnd the scenes at GRO

Registration Services - Certificate Ordering Service: "Welcome to the General Register Office for England and Wales online ordering service

The General Register Office holds a central copy of all registrations for England and Wales. Local Register Offices also hold records of events registered in their area."

from my email:-

Dear Sir/Madam

I am emailing from the Certificate Services Contact Centre, General
Register Office (England & Wales). Please could you pass on the following
news item on to your society:

'We are pleased to announce that Certificate Services Branch will once
again be holding Open Days, giving members of the public a chance to find
out more about how birth, death and marriage certificates are produced and
see inside the wonderful Victorian building which is the home of Civil
Registration for England and Wales.

The Open Days will take place on Saturday 7th June 2008 and Saturday 14th
June 2008.

Visitors to the Open Days will be given the opportunity to:
Take a tour of the General Register Office ( GRO ) site in Southport
and see a demonstration of the certificate production processes.
View exhibitions from various Family History Organisations including
The National Archives.
View and discuss issues with other business areas of GRO
Attend talks on various topics connected with GRO and other

All places need to be booked well in advance.

If you are interested in attending on either of the above dates please
Certificate Services Contact Centre
Tel: 0151 471 4508 or 0151 471 4530
8:00am to 4:00pm - Monday to Friday '

Thank you for your assistance.

Kind Regards

Honora Ormesher
Certificate Services Contact Centre

and thanks to Ann Macey


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