The NSW Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages has records of births, deaths and marriages in NSW from 1856. Early church records from 1788 to 1855 are also available. Our search engine allows unrestricted searching, with no identification required for:
After viewing search results, you may purchase a certificate and obtain all the information available. By applying online via Family History Search, you get a discounted fee of $31 (normally $44).
Please select a
Life Event from the drop down menu: Births/Deaths/Marriages.
If the Registration Number is known, Select: "Yes" from Search by number only drop down.
Enter the Registration Number and click the search button.
If Registration number is unknown, you must fill in at least one name field and Date of Event range fields to get results.
Name Field: (Mandatory) Enter at least one name field.
Use advanced wildcard characters to find or replace text.
Date of Event Range: (Mandatory).Select Date of Event Range from drop down: Yes / No.
If you select Date of Event Range: "Yes", enter date as per example below:
If you select Date of Event Range: "No", enter exact Date of Event as per example below:
You can search Life Event up to...
For example, if today's date is 25 February 2015, you can search for births up to 24 February 1915.
(Please Note: This step is optional)Once the search results are generated, you can sort the results by clicking on a column title eg, Given Name(s), Father's Given Name, District etc. This will sort your results in either numerical or alphabetical order.
Search Results will be displayed with the following options:
Applicant Details: All fields in this section are mandatory, except Other Given Name(s).
Transaction Summary:It will display certificate ordered details with the below option;
Please note: All fields on the payment details screen are mandatory.)
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