In this guide we will explain how you can look for records of births, marriages and deaths of British citizens at sea (only on British registered ships) or abroad.

The main place where these records  appear is the General Register Office, who were officially in charge of maintaining the records from the mid-19th century onwards. Before this office was established, however, there was no obligation to keep records of births, marriages or deaths at sea.

Note that any marriage which took place on board a British vessel was not legally valid – as no British registered ship was ever approved for them. From 1854 on, any marriage which took place had to be reported in the ship’s log. Also note that birth, marriage and death registers of former British colonies were usually retained by the colony.

Online Records for Births, Marriages and Deaths at Sea and Abroad

Soldiers from the Royal Scots Fusiliers who died during the last few weeks of the war
An example of soldiers from the Royal Scots Fusiliers who died abroad during the last few weeks of the war. Image courtesy of National Records of Scotland.

General Register Office indexes (1761 to 2005)

You can search for the indexes of overseas and armed forces birth, marriage and death records registered with the General Register Office. Unfortunately, not all overseas births, marriages and deaths are covered. Some have been lost, and others never made it to the General Register Office.

To do so, you can apply through GOV.UK and register on the General Register Office (GRO) website to get a copy of a birth, adoption, death, marriage or civil partnership certificate in England and Wales.

Certificates cost £11 and are sent 4 days after you apply. It takes around 10 minutes to apply, and you need to have a credit or debit card. 

The armed forces records begin in 1761 and include records from military units posted overseas. The non-military records begin in 1837. From 1854 records had first to be recorded in ships’ logs. When the ships next docked at a British port the information from the logs was then recorded by the Registrar General of Shipping and Seamen (RGSS). Copies of these RGSS registers were periodically sent to the General Register Office.

Royal Navy and Merchant Navy Indexes (1794 to 1972)

Findmypast.co.uk (Paid) has a large number of records drawn from dozens of different National Archives record series (including records in ADM, BT, CO, FO and CUST departments) as well as from the General Register Office. You can search the registers of maritime births (1854-1960), marriages (1854-1972) and deaths (1781-1968).

Registrar General of Shipping and Seamen (1854 to 1891)

The Genealogist (Paid) allows you to search for images of registers of births, marriages and deaths at sea, 1854-1891 on British registered ships. However, marriages on British registered ships were not legally valid and only a relatively small number of them exist.

Foreign Registers and Returns (1627 to 1960)

The Genealogist (Paid) and Ancestry (Paid) lets you search for and download foreign birth, marriage and death registers and browse the records by The National Archives series and piece number.

Records Available at The National Archives

Foreign Office and Colonial Office Registers (c.1820 to c.1950)

You can locate, by country, the record series references for registers of births, baptisms, marriages and deaths of British subjects in other countries using the table in the Appendix at the end of this article.

There are also some registers from a few ex-colonies and Colonial Office departments. Unfortunately, very few registers for ex-colonies were retained by the former colony.

Records of Inquiries into Deaths at Sea (1939 to 1995)

You can search for reports and other papers of inquiries into deaths at sea, including passengers of all nationalities on merchant ships, by browsing through BT 341. This archive is arranged in ranges of ships’ names.

Other Records

British Library Records for Indian Sub-Continent

For births or baptisms, marriages, and deaths or burials across the Indian sub-continent, including Burma and Aden, you can consult the Asia, Pacific and Africa Collection at the British Library.

Bishop of London’s Registry Records and the International Memoranda

The London Metropolitan Archives contains the Bishop of London’s registry records and the International Memoranda for baptisms and burials registered abroad in an Anglican church. 

Country or regionType of registersRecord series
African ProtectoratesBirths 1911-1946; marriages 1912-1935; deaths 1911-1946RG 36
AlgeriaDeaths 1840-1958RG 35/14-1520-24
Angola  
LuandaBirths 1865-1906; marriages 1871-1928; deaths 1859-1906FO 375/1-4
Argentina  
Buenos AiresMarriages 1826-1900FO 446/3-628-30
Ascension IslandBaptisms/births from 1858-1861 and onwardsRG 32
 Deaths 1858-1920RG 35
AustriaDeaths c.1831-1920RG 35/20-44
ViennaMarriages 1846-1890FO 83
ViennaMarriages 1883-1891FO 120/697
ViennaBaptisms 1867-1886 and onwardsRG 32
BelgiumDeaths 1831-1871RG 35/1-3
(including Belgian Congo)Deaths 1871-1920RG 35/20-44
 

Military deaths in hospital, etc. , 1914-1920(In alphabetical order, but not indexed in RG 43. There are no

certificates for surnames beginning with C, F, P, Q or X.)

RG 35/45-69
AntwerpBaptisms and burials 1817-1852; marriages 1820-1849RG 33/1-2
AntwerpBaptisms and burials 1831-1836, 1841-1842; marriages 1832-1838, 1841-1842RG 33/155
AntwerpBaptisms 1840 and onwardsRG 32
AntwerpMarriages and deaths: correspondence 1927-1951FO 744
BrusselsMarriages 1816-1890RG 33/3-8
BrusselsMarriages 1846-1890FO 83
GhentMarriages 1849-1850RG 33/9
BermudaNaval dockyard baptisms, marriages and burials 1826-1946ADM 6/434436439
Brazil  
BahiaMarriages 1816-1820RG 33/155
MaranhãoMarriages 1844RG 33/155
ParàBirths and deaths 1840-1841RG 33/155
Rio de JaneiroMarriages 1809-1818RG 33/155
Rio de JaneiroBirths 1850-1859FO 743/11
Rio de JaneiroBaptisms 1850 and onwardsRG 32
Rio de JaneiroMarriages c.1850 and onwardsRG 34
Rio de JaneiroBurials 1850 and onwardsRG 35/20-44
Rio de JaneiroMarriages 1870-1890FO 83
São PauloBirths 1932; marriages  1933FO 863/1-2
BruneiBirths 1932-1950RG 36
Bulgaria  
PlovdivBirths 1880-1922; deaths 1884-1900FO 868/1-2
RustchukBirths 1867-1908; deaths 1867-1903FO 888/1-2
SofiaBirths 1934-1940FO 864/1
VarnaBirths 1856-1939; deaths 1851-1929FO 884/1-5
Burma  
RangoonMarriages 1929-1942RG 33/10
ChinaBirths, marriages and deaths 1869-1876FO 681/1
AmoyBirths 1850-1950; marriages 1850-1949; deaths 1850-1948(see also China FO 681/1)FO 663/85-95
Canton

Births 1864-1865, 1944-1950; marriages 1865, 1943-1949; deaths, 1865, 1944-1950(see also China FO 681/1)

for a list of British subjects in Canton, 1844-1951, see FO 694

FO 681/2-9
ChangshaBirths 1905-1941; marriages 1906-1936; deaths 1906-1933FO 681/10-12
ChefooBirths 1861-1943; marriages 1872-1940; deaths 1861-1942FO 681/13-22
ChengtuBirths 1902-1915; marriages 1904-1924; deaths 1904-1926FO 664/3-5
Chinanfu (Tsinan)Births and marriages 1906-1935; deaths 1906-1931, 1937FO 681/23-27
Chinkiang

Births 1865-1866, 1899-1926; marriages 1865-1866, 1896-1959;deaths 1865-1866, 1889-1927

(see also China FO 681/1)

FO 387/4-57-11
ChungkingBirths 1888-1951; marriages 1891-1949; deaths 1891-1950FO 681/28-34
DarienBirths and marriages 1907-1940; deaths 1910-1940FO 681/35-88
Foochow

Births 1858-1866,1905-1944; marriages 1909-1942;deaths 1858-1866, 1921-1945

(see also China FO 681/1)

FO 665/3-8
Formosa (Taiwan)Births, marriages and deaths 1866FO 681/57
Formosa (Taiwan)Deaths 1873-1901(see also China FO 681/1)FO 721/1
HankowBirths 1863-1951; marriages 1869-1949; deaths 1861-1950(see also China FO 681/1)FO 666/2-22
IchangBirths 1879-1938; marriages 1881-1937; deaths 1880-1941  (damaged by fire)FO 667/2-6
KuikiangBirths 1866-1929; marriages 1872-1928; deaths 1863-1929FO 681/39-45
KunmingBirths 1949-1951; deaths 1950FO 668/2-3
KwelinBirths 1942-1944; deaths 1943FO 681/46-47
MukdenBirths and deaths 1949 (date of registration);  marriages 1947-1948FO 681/48-4979-80
NankingBirths 1930-1948; marriages 1929-1949; deaths 1930-1947FO 681/50-53
NewchangBirths, marriages and deaths between 1869 and 1876FO 681/1
NingpoBirths 1858; marriages and deaths 1856-1858(see also China FO 681/1)FO 670/2-4
PekingBirths 1911-1914; deaths 1911-1913 (date of registration)(see also China FO 681/1)FO 564/13-14
ShanghaiBirths 1856-1864; marriages 1851; deaths 1851-1864FO 672/1-3
ShanghaiMarriages 1852-1951RG 33/12-20
Shanghai, Union ChurchMarriages 1869-1951(see also China FO 681/1)RG 33/21-32
Shantung ProvinceMarriages 1912-1914RG 33/33
Swatow

Births 1864-1865, 1947-1949 (date of registration); marriages 1865;deaths 1864-1865

(see also China FO 681/1)

FO 681/54-56
TakuBirths 1862-1875; deaths 1871-1875FO 673/9-10
TengyuehBirths 1904-1941; marriages 1913-1941; deaths 1906-1941FO 681/60-62
TientsinBirths 1864-1951; marriages 1862-1952; deaths 1863-1952(see also China FO 681/1)FO 674/297-327
TsingtaoBirths 1911-1950; marriages 1923-1949; deaths 1921-1951FO 675/7-10
Wei-hai-weiBirths 1899-1929; marriages 1905-1940; deaths 1899-1929, 1938-1941FO 681/63-71
Wei-hai-weiBirths, marriages, deaths 1899-1930RG 33/34
Wei-hai-weiBirths, marriages, deaths 1899-1930RG 36
Wei-hai-weiIndex to births, marriages and deaths 1899-1930RG 43/19
WhampoaBirths and deaths 1865(see also China FO 681/1)FO 681/72-73
Yunanfu

Births 1903-1948; marriages 1904-1949; deaths 1903-1950

FO 681/74-78
ColombiaMarriages 1824-1827RG 33/155
 Marriages 1846-1890FO 83
CartagenaBirths 1853-1924; deaths 1858-1927FO 736/2-3

Denmark(For Danish Colonies

see West Indies)

Deaths 1842-1872RG 35/4-7
CopenhagenMarriages 1846-1890FO 83
CopenhagenMarriage affidavits 1853-1870FO 211/236
CopenhagenMarriages 1853-1874RG 33/35
CopenhagenBaptisms 1866-1870; marriages and burials 1869-1870 and onwardsRG 32
Ecuador  
GuayaquilBirths, marriages and deaths 1879-1896FO 521/2
Estonia see Russia  
Falkland IslandsBirths and baptisms 1853-1951RG 32
 Marriages 1854-1951RG 34
 Burials 1854-1951RG 35/20-44
Finland  
HelsinkiBirths 1914-1924FO 753/19
HelsinkiDeaths 1924FO 768/5
KristinestadDeaths 1928FO 756/1
Raahe (Brahestad)Deaths 1930FO 755/1
TampereBirths 1906-1923; deaths 1909-1934FO 769/1-2
Turku (Abo)Births 1928;  deaths 1929FO 754/1-2
VyborgBirths 1924-1931; deaths 1929-1937FO 751/1-3
FranceDeaths 1831-1871RG 35/8-13
 Deaths 1871-1920RG 35/20-44
 

Military deaths in hospital, etc. , 1914-1920(In alphabetical order, but not indexed in RG 43. There are no

certificates for surnames beginning with C, F, P, Q or X.)

RG 35/45-69
BoulogneBaptisms and burials 1815-1896; marriages 1829-1895(index at RG 33/161)RG 33/37-48
BrestBirths 1842RG 33/155
Calais and St OmerBaptisms 1817-1878; marriages 1818-1872; burials 1819-1878(index at RG 33/49)RG 33/50-55
DieppeBirths 1872-1892; deaths 1871-1894FO 712/1-3
Le HavreBaptisms, marriages and burials 1817-1863RG 33/56-57
Le TréportBirths 1917-1926; deaths 1899-1929FO 713/1-2
NantesMarriages 1851-1867FO 384/1
ParisBaptisms, marriages and burials 1784-1789, 1801-1809,1815-1869; marriages 1869-1890RG 33/58-77
ParisDeaths 1846-1852RG 35/11
ParisMarriages 1852-1890FO 83
ParisMarriages 1935-1937FO 630/1
RouenBaptisms 1843-1844RG 33/78

French colonies(Cochin China, Guadeloupe,

Guyana, Haiti, India,

Martinique, Mexico,

New Caledonia, Réunion,

Saigon, Shanghai, Senegal,

Society Islands)

(See also Algeria,

Réunion, Madagascar,

Tahiti and West Indies)

Deaths 1836-1871RG 35/14-16
GermanyDeaths c.1831-1920RG 35/20-44
AachenDeaths 1925FO 604/7
BavariaBaptisms, marriages and death 1860-1861FO 151/3
BavariaMarriages 1860-1861FO 149/99
BavariaMarriages 1884-1897 (see also RG 32)FO 601/2-6
BerlinMarriages 1846-1890FO 83
BerlinBirths 1944-1954; deaths 1944-1945FO 601/2-6
BremenBirths 1872-1914; marriages 1893-1933FO 585/1-5
BremerhavenBirths 1872-1893FO 585/1
BremerhavenMarriages 1903-1914FO 586/1
CologneBirths and marriages 1850-1866; deaths 1850-1866 and 1879-1881FO 155/5-1117
CologneBirths 1880; marriages 1920-1934FO 604/8-10
DarmstadtBirths 1869-1898; deaths 1871-1905FO 716/1-2
DarmstadtMarriages 1870-1890FO 83
DresdenBirths, baptisms and burials 1817-1836RG 33/79
DresdenMarriages 1846-1890FO 83
DresdenBirths and deaths 1859-1866RG 33/80
DresdenBirths 1901-1907; marriages 1899-1900FO 292/24-5
DüsseldorfBirths 1873-1884; baptisms 1903-1907; marriages 1873-1878, 1893-1898;deaths 1876-1884FO 604/1-68
EssenBirths 1922-1927FO 604/11
FrankfurtMarriages 1836-1865FO 208/90
FrankfurtMarriages 1846-1869FO 83
HanoverBaptisms, marriages, deaths and burials 1839-1859RG 33/81
HanoverMarriages 1846-1869FO 83
HanoverBirths 1861-1866FO 717/1
KarlsruheBirths 1860-1864; deaths 1859-1864FO 718/1-2
KonigsbergMarriages 1864-1885FO 509/1
LeipzigMarriages 1850-1865; deaths 1850-1860FO 299/22
MunichMarriages 1846-1890FO 83
SaxonyMarriages 1850-1865; deaths 1850-1869FO 218/3
Stuttgart(See also Poland)Marriages 1847-1890FO 83
GreeceMarriages 1846-1890FO 83
Ionian Islands, ZanteBaptisms, marriages, deaths and burials 1849-1859.The registers for 1818-1848 are available on thegenealogist and Ancestry.co.uk.RG 33/82
HawaiiBirths 1848-1893FO 331/59
 Marriages 1850-1853RG 33/155
 Registers of British subjects 1895-1944FO 331/60-61
Hong KongDeaths from enemy action in the Far East 1941-1945, indexed in RG 43/14(see also Indonesia  RG 33/132)RG 33/11
Hungary  
BudapestMarriages 1872-1899FO 114/1-5
Indian States  

Bikaner, EasternRajputana,

Gwalior, Hyderabad,

Jaipur, Madras States,

Mysore, Punjab States,

Travandrum, and other

states

Births and deaths 1894-1947 (most from 1930s and 1940s) (indexed in RG 43/15)RG 33/90-113

Jammu and Kashmir,Kolhapur and Deccan

states, Udaipur

Births 1917-1947 (indexed in RG 43/15)RG 33/157-158160
SrinagarDeaths 1926-1947 (indexed in RG 43/15)RG 33/159
Indian Sub-continentDeaths c.1831-1920RG 35/20-44
French IndiaDeaths 1836-1871RG 35/16
Indonesia (Dutch EastIndies)Deaths 1839-1871RG 35/17
 Deaths 1871-1920RG 35/20-44
BorneoBirths 1907; deaths 1897-1907FO 221/2-3
Borneo and SarawakDeaths from enemy action 1941-1945RG 33/132
JavaBirths 1869-1941; baptisms 1906; deaths 1874-1898 and 1912-1940FO 803/1-3
JavaDeaths 1839-1871RG 35/20-44
Oleh LehBirths and deaths 1883-1884FO 220/12
SumatraBirths 1851-1951; marriages 1850-1950; deaths 1882-1931FO 220/12
Iran (Persia)Births 1903-1950; marriages 1895-1950; deaths 1899-1950FO 923/1-25
BushireBirths, marriages and deaths 1849-1895FO 560
IsfahanBirths 1829-1950; marriages 1893-1951; deaths 1892-1943FO 799/34-37
TabrizBirths 1851-1951; marriages 1850-1950; deaths 1882-1931FO 451/1-9
Iraq (Mesopotamia)Births, marriages and deaths 1915-1931 (with marriage indexes in RG 33/138-139)RG 33/133-137
 Births, marriages and deaths 1915-1931 (indexed in RG 43/16)RG 36
Israel see Palestine  
ItalyDeaths 1871-1920RG 35/20-44
AgrigentoBirths 1857-1904; deaths 1857-1885FO 653/2-4
CataniaBirths 1878-1939; deaths 1878-1904, 1919-1940FO 653/5-7
FlorenceMarriages 1840-1855, 1865-1871RG 33/114-115
FlorenceMarriages 1856FO 352/43
GelaBirths 1904-1930FO 653/8
LicataBirths and deaths 1871-1900FO 720/1
Livorno (Leghorn)Births,  baptisms, marriages and burials 1797-1824RG 33/116-117
MarsalaBirths, 1847-1922; deaths 1847-1919FO 653/9-11
MazzaraBirths 1810-1911FO 653/12-13
MessinaBirths and deaths 1854-1957FO 653/14-17
MilazzoDeaths 1887-1903FO 653/18
NaplesBaptisms, marriages and burials 1817-1822RG 33/118
NaplesBaptisms, marriages and burials 1835-1836RG 33/155
PalermoBirths 1837-1891, 1932-1940; deaths 1850-1919FO 653/19-21
Porto EmpedocleBirths 1906FO 653/22
Rome and TuscanyBaptisms and marriages 1816-1852FO 170/6
RomeMarriages 1870-1890FO 83
RomeMarriages 1872-1889RG 33/119
SicilyBirths 1810-1957; deaths 1847-1957FO 653/2-38 & FO 720/1
SicilyBaptisms 1838RG 33/155
SyracuseBirths 1909-1918; deaths 1912-1919, 1953-1957FO 653/23-25
TaorminaDeaths 1909-1922FO 653/26
TrapaniBirths 1871-1906, 1924-1927FO 653/27-28
TurinMarriages 1847-1869FO 83
TurinMarriages 1858-1864RG 33/120
VeniceMarriages 1874-1947RG 33/121
JapanMarriage declarations and certificates 1870-1887FO 345
KobeBaptisms and marriages 1874-1941; burials 1902-1941RG 33/122-126
NagasakiBirths 1864-1940; marriages 1922-1940; deaths 1859-1944FO 796/236-238
OsakaMarriages 1892-1904RG 33/127-130
ShimonosekiBirths 1903-1921; marriages 1906-1922; deaths 1903-1921FO 797/48-50
TokyoMarriages 1870-1890FO 83
TokyoMarriages 1875-1887FO 345/34
YokohamaMarriages 1870-1874FO 345/34
Jordan  
AmmanBirths 1946; marriages 1927RG 36
Kenya (East AfricanProtectorate)Births 1904-1924(partly indexed by RG 43/18)RG 36
Latvia see Russia  
Lebanon  
BeirutMarriages c.1859-1939FO 616/5
Libya  
TripoliMarriages 1916, 1931-1940; deaths 1938-1939FO 161/4-7
Lithuania see Russia  
Madagascar  
Diego SuarezBirths 1907-1921FO 711/1
TamataveDeaths 1935-1940FO 714/1
Tananarive (Antananarivo)Births 1865-1868FO 710/1
MalaysiaBirths 1917-1949RG 36
 Births 1920-1948; deaths 1941-1945RG 33/131-132
BorneoBirths 1907; deaths 1897-1907FO 221/2-3
Borneo and SarawakDeaths from enemy action 1941-1945RG 33/132
JohoreBirths 1924-1931RG 36
SarawakBirths 1910-1948; marriages 1921-1935; deaths 1910-1948RG 36
MaltaMarriages 1904-1936FO 161/7
Mauritius see Reunion  
MexicoMarriages 1850 and onwardsRG 34
 Deaths c.1850 -1920RG 35/1620-44
Mexico CityBurials 1827-1926FO 207/58
Mexico CityMarriages 1846-1869FO 83
Mexico CityBirths and deaths 1854-1867FO 723/1-2
Vera CruzBirths, deaths and burials 1858-1867RG 33/140

Netherlands(For Dutch colonies see

Indonesia, Surinam

and West Indies)

Deaths 1839-1871 and 1871-1920RG 35/1720-44
The HagueBaptisms 1627-1821; marriages 1627-1889; births 1837-1839, 1859-1894; deaths 1859-1907(These also include some church records; for others, see FO 259.)RG 33/83-88
The HagueMarriages 1846-1890FO 83
RotterdamBaptisms and marriages 1708-1794RG 33/89
NorwayDeaths 1831-1920RG 35/20-44
BodoBirths 1888-1890; deaths 1895FO 724/1-2
DrammenDeaths 1906FO 532/2
KrageroDeaths 1895FO 725/1
Lofoten IslandsBirths 1850-1932FO 726/1
Oslo (Christiania)Births 1850-1932; marriages 1853-1936; deaths 1850-1930FO 529/1-14
Porsgrund and SkienBirths 1885-1891FO 531/2
PalestineBirths and deaths 1920-1935  (indexed in RG 43/17)RG 33/141
 Births 1923-1948; deaths 1941-1945 (partly indexed in RG 43/18)RG 36
JaffaBirths 1900-1914FO 734/1
JerusalemBirths 1850-1921; deaths 1851-1914FO 617/3-5
JerusalemMilitary baptisms 1939-1947WO 156/6
SarafandMilitary baptisms 1940-1946; banns of marriage 1944-1947WO 156/7-8
ParaguayBirths 1863 and onwardsRG 32
 Deaths 1831-1920RG 35/20-44
PeruBirths and deaths 1837-1841; marriages 1827 and 1836RG 33/155
Poland  
Breslau (Wroclaw)Births 1929-1938; deaths 1932-1938FO 715/1-2
Danzig (Gdansk)Births 1851-1910; deaths 1850-1914FO 634/16-18
LodzBirths 1925-1939FO 869/1
StettinBirths 1864-1939; deaths 1857-1933FO 719/1-2
PortugalDeaths 1831-1920RG 35/20-44
AzoresBirths, baptisms, marriages, deaths and burials 1807-1866FO 559/1
AzoresBaptisms 1850-1857RG 32
AzoresBurials 1850-1857RG 35/20
Cape Verde IslandsMarriages 1894-1922FO 767/6-7
LisbonMarriages 1846-1890FO 83
LisbonMarriages 1859-1876FO 173/8
Luanda see Angola  
OportoBaptisms, marriages and burials 1814-1874RG 33/142
OportoBaptisms, marriages and burials 1837RG 33/155
OportoBaptisms, 1835 onwardsRG 32
OportoMarriages 1835 onwardsRG 34
OportoBurials 1835-1844RG 35/20
Réunion (Mauritius)Deaths 1836-1871RG 35/16
 Marriages 1864-1921FO 322/1-2
Romania  
BrailaBirths 1922-1930;  deaths 1921-1929FO 727/1-2
BucharestBirths 1851-1931; baptisms 1858-1948: deaths 1854-1929FO 625/2-46
BucharestMarriages 1870-1890FO 83
Constanta (Kustendie)Births 1866-1873FO 887/1
GalatzMarriages 1891-1939FO 517/1-2
Lower DanubeBaptisms 1869-1907FO 625/5
Lower DanubeMarriages 1868-1914RG 33/143
Lower DanubeBurials 1869-1870FO 786/120
SulinaBirths 1861-1932; deaths 1860-1931

FO 728/1-2 & FO 886/1-2

RussiaBirths, baptisms, and deaths 1835-1870RG 35/18-19
 Births 1849-1909; marriages 1849-1861; deaths 1849-1915FO 267/44-46
 Deaths 1871-1920RG 35/20-44
ArchangelBirths 1849-1909; marriages 1849-1861;  deaths 1849-1915FO 267/44-46
BatumBirths 1884-1921; marriages 1891-1920; deaths 1884-1920FO 397/1-6
Berdiansk (Osipenko)Marriages 1901FO 399/1
Ekaterinburg(Sverdlovsk)Deaths 1918-1919FO 399/5
Estonia, PernauBirths 1894-1930; deaths 1894-1930FO 339/11-12
Estonia, Tallin (Reval)Births 1866-1940; marriages 1921-1939; deaths 1875-1940FO 514/1-9
Konigsberg (Kaliningrad)Births 1869-1933; marriages 1864-1904; deaths 1857-1932FO 509/1-4
Latvia, LibauBirths 1883-1932; deaths 1871-1932FO 440/10 & FO 661/4-5
Latvia, RigaBirths 1850-1910; deaths 1850-1915FO 377/3-4
Latvia, RigaBirths 1921-1940; marriages 1920-1940; deaths 1921-1940FO 516/1-9
Latvia, WindauBirths 1906-1909FO 399/19
Lithuania, Kovnoand MemelBirths 1924-1940; deaths 1922-1940FO 722/1-4
MoscowBirths 1882-1918; marriages 1894-1924; deaths 1881-1918FO 518/1-4
NicolaiyevBirths 1872-1917; deaths 1874-1915FO 399/7-8
NovorossiskBirths 1911-1920; deaths 1896-1920FO 399/9-10
OdessaBirths 1852-1919; baptisms 1893; marriages 1851-1916; deaths 1852-1919FO 359/3-12
PotiBirths 1871-1906; deaths 1871-1920FO 399/13-14
RostovBirths 1891-1914; marriages 1904-1918; deaths 1906-1916FO  398/1-9
St Petersburg(Petrograd, Leningrad)Baptisms 1818-1840; burials 1821-1840. Independent denomination. (Indexed in RG 43)RG 4/4605
St Petersburg(Petrograd, Leningrad)Births, baptisms, marriages, deaths and burials 1840-1918(with an index for 1886-1917 in RG 33/162)RG 33/144-152
St Petersburg(Petrograd, Leningrad)Births 1856-1938; marriages 1892-1917; deaths 1897-1927FO 378/3-9
St Petersburg(Petrograd, Leningrad)Marriages 1870-1890FO 83
SebastopolBirths 1886-1898; marriages 1910; deaths 1893-1908FO 393/315-16
Theodosia (Feodosiya)Births 1904-1906; deaths 1907-1918FO 339/17-18
VladivostokBirths 1911-1927; marriages 1916-1923; deaths 1908-1924FO 510/1-10
SingaporeBirths 1922RG 36
Somaliland (Somalia)Births 1905-1920 (partly indexed by RG 43/18)RG 36
SpainDeaths 1831-1920RG 35/20-44
AguilasBirths 1875-1911; deaths 1874-1911FO 920/1-2
Balearic IslandsBirths, marriages, deaths (1815-1880)FO 214/51-53
BilbaoDeaths 1855-1870FO 729/1
CartagenaBirths 1847-1887; marriages 1858-1904; deaths 1855-1871FO 920/3-6
GarruchaBirths 1876-1890; deaths 1883-1905FO 920/7-8
MadridMarriages 1846-1890FO 83
MadridRegisters of British subjects 1835-1895, 1906-1931FO 445
PormànBirths 1907; deaths 1911FO 920/9-10
SevilleBirths, marriages and deaths 1948FO 332/14-16
SudanBirths 1916-1950; marriages 1907-1950; deaths 1917-1946 (partly indexed by RG 43/18)RG 36
Surinam (Dutch Guiana)  
ParamariboBirths 1897-1966; marriages 1922-1929; deaths 1889-1965FO 907/1-32
SwedenDeaths 1831-1920RG 35/20-44
GothenburgMarriages 1845-1891RG 33/153
GothenburgBaptisms 1881-1890FO 818/15
HudiksvallDeaths 1884FO 730/1
OskarshamnDeaths 1887FO 731/1
StockholmMarriages 1847-1890FO 83
StockholmBirths, marriages and deaths 1920-1938FO 748
SwitzerlandMarriages 1816-1833FO 194/1
 Deaths 1831-1920RG 35/20-44
GenevaBirths 1850-1934; marriages 1850-1933; deaths 1850-1923FO 778/13-22
LausanneBirths 1886-1948; marriages 1887-1947; deaths 1887-1948FO 910/1-20
MontreuxBirths 1902-1939; marriages 1927-1933; deaths 1903-1941FO 911/1-3
Syria  
AleppoBaptisms and burials 1756-1800SP 110/70
DamascusBirths, marriages and deaths 1932-1938FO 684/16-17
Tahiti  
PapeeteBirths 1818-1941; marriages 1845-1941; deaths 1845-1936FO 687/22-23
RaiateaBirths, marriages and deaths 1853-1890FO 687/3436-38
Taiwan (Formosa)see China  
Tristan da Cunha

Marriages 1871-1951; deaths 1892-1949

(Registers of births and baptisms, 1867-1955, were returned to Tristan da Cunha in 1982)

PRO 30/65
Tunisia  
BizertaDeaths 1898-1931FO 870/1
DjerbaDeaths 1925FO 871/1
GabesDeaths 1925FO 872/1
GolettaBirths 1885-1888FO 878/1-2
MonastirDeaths 1905-1908FO 873/1
SfaxDeaths 1896-1931FO 874/1
Susa (Sousse)Deaths 1894-1931FO 875/1
TurkeyDeaths 1831-1920RG 35/20-44
AdanaMarriages 1913, 1942 and 1946FO 609/1-3
Adrianople (Edirne)Births 1888-1912; marriages 1887-1914FO 783/3-7
Ankara and KoniehBirths 1895-1909FO 732/1
Constantinople (Istanbul)Marriages 1885-1958RG 33/154
Constantinople (Istanbul)Marriages 1895-1924FO 441/1-35
DardanellesBirths 1900-1914FO 733/1
Smyrna (Izmir)Baptisms, marriages and burials 1833-1849RG 33/155
TrebizondRegisters of British subjects 1836-1913FO 526
UgandaMarriages 1904-1910 (partly indexed by RG 43/18)RG 36
United States of America  
Florida, PensacolaBirths 1880-1901; deaths 1879-1905FO 885/1-2
Hawaii see Hawaii  
Louisiana, New OrleansBirths 1850-1932; marriages 1850-1881; deaths 1850-1932FO 581/15-19
Massachusetts, BostonBirths 1871-1932; deaths 1902-1930FO 706/1-3
Michigan, DetroitBirths 1910-1969; marriages 1936-1937; deaths 1931-1945, 1949-1968FO 700/44-53
Minnesota, St PaulBirths 1943-1966; deaths 1944FO 700/71-74
Missouri, Kansas CityBirths 1904-1922, 1944-1966; marriages 1958-1961;deaths 1920-1926, 1943-1949, 1952-1965FO 700/54-60
Nebraska, OmahaBirths 1906FO 700/61
Ohio, CincinnatiBirths 1929, 1943-1948, 1951-1958; deaths 1947, 1950-1955FO 700/31-35
Ohio, ClevelandBirths 1914-1930, 1944-1969; deaths 1948-1969FO 700/36-43
Oregon, PortlandBirths 1880-1926; deaths 1929FO 707/1-2
Pennsylvania, PittsburghBirths 1954-1956FO 700/63
Rhode Island, ProvidenceBirths 1902-1930; deaths 1920 (date of registration)FO 700/8-9
Texas, DallasBirths 1951-1954; deaths 1951FO 700/24-25
Texas, El PasoBirths 1916-1930; deaths 1914-1926FO 700/26-27
Texas, GalvestonBirths 1838-1918; deaths 1850-1927FO 701/23-24
Washington, AberdeenBirths 1916; deaths 1914FO 700/22-23
Washington, TacomaBirths 1896-1921; deaths 1892-1907FO 700/20-21
VenezuelaMarriages 1836-1838RG 33/155
West Indies  
AntiguaBaptisms and burials 1733-1734, 1738-1745; marriages 1745CO 152/2125
BarbadosBaptisms and burials 1678-1679CO 1/44
CubaBaptisms 1847-1848; marriages 1842-1849RG 33/155
CuraçaoBirths 1897-1966; marriages 1922-1929; deaths 1889-1965FO 907/1-32
Danish (US) Virgin Islands  
St CroixDeaths 1849-1870RG 35/ 4
St JohnDeaths 1849-1872RG 35/4
St ThomasDeaths 1849-1870RG 35/4-7
Dominica  
Aux CavesBirths 1870-1905FO 376/1
Aux CavesDeaths 1870-1905FO 376/2
Dominican RepublicBirths 1868-1932; marriages 1921-1928: burials 1849-1910; deaths 1874-1889FO 683/2-6
GuadeloupeDeaths 1836-1871RG 35/16
Guiana (Dutch) seeSurinam  
Guyana (French)Deaths 1836-1871RG 35/16
HaitiBirths 1833-1850; marriages 1833-1893; deaths 1833-1850FO 866/1421-22
HaitiBirths 1870-1907FO 376/1-2
HaitiDeaths 1836-1871RG 35/16
MartiniqueDeaths 1836-1871RG 35/16
MontserratBaptisms and burials 1721-1729; marriages 1721-1729CO 152/1825
NevisBaptisms and burials 1726-1727, 1733-1734, 1740-1745CO 152/162125
St KittsBaptisms and burials 1721-1730, 1733-1734, 1738-1745; marriages 1733-1734, 1738-1745CO 152/182125
ZanzibarBirths 1916-1918; marriages 1917-1919; deaths 1916-1919RG 36

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