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).

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Registrars
Response by General Register Office to Dominik Schade on .

Partially successful.

The final of 24 attachments. M17 Solemnization Summary of Learning Points When you have read this Chapter you will have learnt the following: Paragrap...
The OP has rather over boiled on the issue, the government guidance at the time the request was made was nothing more than advice and I don’t believe i...
De register from Birth Certificate
Request to General Register Office by Mr Young. Annotated by P Newton on .

Partially successful.

Gary of the Tetso family is of course correct. The original settlement of being birthed as opposed to born harks back to the tyrannous King Henry VIII...
Public / private
Response by General Register Office to michael john on .

Long overdue.

Dear Mr John Further to our email below, please find attached our response to your information request. Yours sincerely Her Majesty’s Passport Offic...
Death Records
Response by General Register Office to Guy Skinner on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Guy Skinner,   Please find attached below the response to your FOI (57647) of 5^th February 2020:   Kind Regards,   Science Support FOI  ...
Good afternoon, Thank you for your Freedom of Information (FOI) request which cannot be dealt with under the formal FOI process as it is a general e...
“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.
Berth
Response by General Register Office to michael john on .

Long overdue.

Dear Michael John Thank you for your further question. Your request has been handled as official correspondence rather than as a request for informati...
Crown Document
Response by General Register Office to michael john on .

Long overdue.

Dear Michael John   I refer to your email of 4^th Jan where you asked the following question:   “Would you care to explain why the registrar's are...
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...
Birth certificate for Simon Young dob 15/12
Response by General Register Office to Rosemary Harris on .

Long overdue.

Dear Rosemary   Thank you for your enquiry.   The General Register Office (GRO) holds a central copy of all birth, death and marriage registration...
Expungement of civil registration.
Response by General Register Office to P Newton on .

Successful.

Dear P Newton     Thank you for your enquiry of 1 November 2019 concerning civil registration records.  We have treated your request as "officia...
Family records
Response by General Register Office to Helen bailey on .

Successful.

Dear Helen Bailey,   Thank you for your enquiry.   I have handled your request as official correspondence rather than under the provisions of the...
Original birth certificates
Response by General Register Office to Leila on .

Awaiting classification.

  Dear Leila,   Thank you for your enquiry.   Certificates issued from this office are certified to be a true copy of an original entry in the re...
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...
Time of birth request
Response by General Register Office to Michelle Fagan on .

Awaiting classification.

  Dear Mrs Fagan   Thank you for your enquiry.   The time of birth is not usually recorded on a birth entry.   Multiple births record the time o...
Security Trustee
Response by General Register Office to George Tsigarides on .

Successful.

Dear Mr Tsigarides Further to our email below, please find attached our response to your information request. Yours sincerely Her Majesty’s Passport...
Birth certificate numbers
Request to General Register Office by Amanda-Jane. Annotated by Ms. S on .

Long overdue.

https://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/+/http:/www.statistics.gov.uk/downloads/registration/01Chapters1-11.pdf
According to S. 34 (5) there should be no changes to the substance of the birth certificate, i.e. your signature. Before the RON system, every copy...
Dear Mr Pryce Please see the attached reply. Yours sincerely Her Majesty's Passport Office Freedom of Information Team Globe House 7th Floor 89 Ecc...
Dear Mr Walters Further to our email below, please find attached our response to your information request. Yours sincerely Her Majesty’s Passport...
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...

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