Due to boundary changes over the years, records have been kept at various locations. This guide will help you to contact the correct register office.
Births and deaths
Between 1 July 1837 and 1 April 2019, the records are held in the district where the birth took place:
After 1 April 2019, the records are held where the birth was registered:
For births, deaths and marriages which have taken place outside of Bournemouth, Christchurch or Poole – please contact the relevant register office for that district.
If you are unsure whether we hold a record, please contact us on 01202 454919.
- copy certificate fee: £11 each
- express copy certificate fee: £35 each
Page last updated: 01 April 2019