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From: "John Brown" <>
Subject: Re: [Lon] Registry Office Help
Date: Thu, 29 Jan 2004 15:30:31 -0000
"Hilary Scott" <> wrote :
> Could someone help with the following clues I have for a marriage
> certificate search please? Sorry it's vague. I'd like to get it
> to apply for a certificate.
> An aunt married in 1955 and said she was married in a Registry Office
> in the Bloomsbury-Holborn area. She gave me this information last
> when she was 92years old; now deceased. Can't find a marriage
> certificate in the private papers. I have a couple of research
> books but they aren't current. Her address in 1955 either Queens
> House, Queens Square or Russell Square area.
You can ask the GRO to search for you; have a look at
As long as her name is not too common you should be successful.
Alternatively you can search the indexes at 1837online or on fiche in
major libraries, to try to locate the correct reference; with this, you
still have to order from the GRO but it is cheaper :-) Ordering direct
from the local registrar, if you can confirm who to contact, may be
If you post her name (and maiden name) Listers with credit on the
1837online site may be able to help to find the reference.