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From: Eve McLaughlin <>
Subject: Re: GRO records
Date: Tue, 26 Oct 1999 23:19:27 +0100



>They are the General Register Office [GRO] quarterly indexes.[of births,
>marriages or deaths as appropriate]
>I believe the LDS sometimes refer to them as the St.Catherine's Indexes,
>because for a very short time they were housed in St.Catherine's House,
>London.

>
I think when this came up before, someone said that the LDS keep them
under 'Civil Registration, England', which is a legitimate alternative.
Or possibly 'Vital registration' which isn't something we call these
records.
--
Eve McLaughlin

Author of the McLaughlin Guides for family historians
Secretary Bucks Genealogical Society

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