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From: "David Lamb" <>
Subject: Re: [NZ] Advice on UK certificates
Date: Fri, 10 May 2002 06:12:02 +0100
References: <003501c1f725$a8448d00$909a60cb@personau>


A good starting point for anyone researching ancestors who lived in the
United Kingdom is the so-called "GENUKI" (acronym for something like
"GENealogy in the UK and Ireland") site at The
site has a page all about birth, marriage and death certificates, at:
For a means of ordering certificates, and if necessary searching the Indexes
for the references needed, go to Genfair, at: Click on "Main Hall". In
the right hand side column headed "Ancestry Arcade," click on the first link
"1881 Census & BMD Search and Certificate Service". This service is run by
the Essex Society for Family History, but covers the whole of England and

I hope this helps.

David Lamb (Paignton, Devon, UK)
NZ Interest: Descendants of Thomas BERRY (1796-1872)

----- Original Message -----
From: "Lindsay Eaton" <>
To: <>
Sent: Thursday, May 09, 2002 7:48 AM
Subject: [NZ] Advice on UK certificates

> Hi all.
> I have been researching my family tree in NZ for the last couple of years,
> but now I have to venture into the unknown realm of researching in the UK.
> I have found my ancestor's birth on microfiche at National Library and I
> want to get a copy of the birth certificate. I would like some opinion as
> to the best (i.e. easiest, cheapest etc) way of going about this.
> Many thanks
> Lindsay
> Wellington, NZ
> ______________________________

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