Bury Register Office holds the records for Births, Deaths and Marriages within Bury District from 1837 to date.
A certified copy may be obtained by writing to the Register Office or calling in personally. There is a fee for each certificate issued, cheques and postal orders are made payable to Bury Council.
Our current fees are-
Birth Death or Marriage Certificate issued on the same day - £21.00
Birth Death or Marriage Certificate two day service-£10.00
Birth Death or Marriage Certificate by post -£10.00
Birth Death or Marriage Certificate ordered by telephone and posted out- £11.00 anywhere in the United Kingdom or £12.00 worldwide
To obtain a certificate you will need to provide us with the following information: Birth Certificate - there are 2 types - short (which has the person's details only) - full (which is a complete copy of the register entry). Please note that a full birth certificate is required to obtain a passport, for anyone born after 31 December 1982.
Date of birth,
Place of birth,
Full names at birth,
Parents names (if known).
If you cannot provide some of the above information then please contact the General Register Office in Southport - Telephone: 0300-123-1837.
You can apply for a birth certificate on-line. To do so you will need to fill in the on-line form, then print it off, sign it and send it to us, together with your payment and any other documentation requested. The details you supply on-line will be held until we receive your signed copy.