General Register Office

An executive agency

The GRO, since 2008, has been a part of Her Majesty's Passport Office. It's also known as the "National Register Office". The GRO oversees civil registration in England and Wales only.

Civil registration in Scotland handled by General Register Office for Scotland, and, in Northern Ireland, by the General Register Office for Northern Ireland (NISRA).

301 requests
Information sent to Teachers’ Pensions
Response by General Register Office to Geraldine White on .

Information not held.

Dear Geraldine, Thank you for your email. It may be helpful to explain that the Registrar General for England and Wales (through the General Register...
Home Office referrals
Response by General Register Office to Jack Maxwell on .

Refused.

Dear Mr Maxwell   Further to your email below, please find attached our response to your information request.   Yours sincerely   Her Maje...
Dear Gemma, Thank you for your email of 20 February to the General Register Office (GRO). Your request has been handled as official correspondence ra...
Dear Christina,   Thank you for your enquiry. Your request has been handled as official correspondence rather than as a request for information un...
Prince Odysseas-Kimon of Greece and Denmark
Response by General Register Office to Gudmundur Williams on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Gudmundur Williams   I have actioned your request for this query to be reviewed. Your original query was dealt with as official correspondenc...
Dear Gudmundur Williams   Thank you for your email of 5 February to Her Majesty’s Passport Office’s Freedom of Information Team regarding informat...
Dear Gudmundur Williams   Thank you for your email of 5 February to Her Majesty’s Passport Office’s Freedom of Information Team regarding informat...
Registered deaths
Response by General Register Office to Lorraine on .

Refused.

Dear Lorraine Further to your email below, please find attached our response to your information request. Yours sincerely Her Majesty's Passport Off...
Adoption details
Response by General Register Office to Michelle Everitt on .

Information not held.

If your enquiry falls within the remit of a Freedom of Information request Her Majesty’s Passport Office will send you an acknowledgement within the...
Dear Mr Huntley Further to our email below, please find attached our response to your information request. Yours sincerely Her Majesty’s Passport...
If your enquiry falls within the remit of a Freedom of Information request Her Majesty’s Passport Office will send you an acknowledgement within the...
Deaths arising from computing usage
Response by General Register Office to Wesley Naysmith Burnaston on .

Information not held.

Dear Wesley, Sorry, not something we have. You might have more luck at the Office of National Statistics. Regards Dave David McLeod National Cu...
“Cestui-Que Trust Account”
Request to General Register Office by George Tsigarides. Annotated by Dennis on .

Refused.

Maybe you meant "Cestui Que Vie Trust" as was set up to declare persons dead or lost at sea.
Birth Certificate Explanation
Response by General Register Office to Mike Newby on .

Information not held.

Dear Mr Newby,   As previously advised the hand written notes at the bottom are for office use only, this helps us locate the entry from our records...
Dear Mr Tsigarides Further to our email below, please find attached our response to your information request. Yours sincerely Her Majesty’s Passpo...
If your enquiry falls within the remit of a Freedom of Information request Her Majesty’s Passport Office will send you an acknowledgement within the...
Dear Ruth, In relation to your request we are treating it as a 'Business As Usual' request and not as a Freedom of Information Request. I have read t...
Birth certificate bonds
Response by General Register Office to Moses ian francis on .

Refused.

Dear Moses ian francis   Thank you for your enquiry.   I have handled your request as official correspondence rather than under  the provisions of...
Sham marriages
Response by General Register Office to G Webber on .

Refused.

Dear G Webber Further to our email below, please find attached our response to your information request. Yours sincerely Her Majesty’s Passport Offi...
        General Register Office   PO Box 476   Southport [1][FOI #394198 email] PR8 2WJ       T:      0300 123 1837   Fax: 0151 471 4406...
Dear Ms Daniels Please find attached our response to your information request. Yours sincerely Her Majesty’s Passport Office Freedom of Information...
Funds raised by wedding announcement posting
Response by General Register Office to Robert Davidson on .

Information not held.

Dear Mr Davidson Further to our email below, please find attached our response to your information request. Yours sincerely Her Majesty’s Passport O...
Death Record
Response by General Register Office to Sally Tarrant on .

Refused.

Dear Mrs Tarrant,   Thank you for your Freedom of Information request. Please find attached a response to your request.   Yours sincerely  ...
Non-Parochial Church Registers
Response by General Register Office to chris on .

Refused.

Dear Mr Holdham   Thank you for your email in which you request an internal review of your FOI request 'Non-Parochial Church Registers'. Please not...
Very well done Chris, As we expected the response has been an attempt to whitewash the question by responding with answers that pair with questions n...

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