The Civil Registration of Births Marriages and Deaths of all the twelve parishes in Jersey commenced in August 1842. The law governing Civil Registration in Jersey was updated in 2001. when the Marriage and Civil Status (Jersey) Law 2001 was passed. Copies of all the Registers are maintained by:
The Superintendent Registrar,
10 Royal Square
(Tel: +44 (0) 1534 441335)
If you can supply the exact names, date and place of the event (or the index reference numbers) the fee for supplying an extract from the records is £20 per certificate. Please include postage and handling fee: For U.K. 50p, for Europe £1, elsewhere £2.
If research is required, this is charged as follows: Searching for a Birth or Death covering a five-year period is £10, searching for a Marriage covering a five-year period is £20. Fees for extracts and research are payable by sterling cheque drawn on a British Bank in favour of the ‘Treasurer of the States’, or by British Postal Order.
- There is at present no facilities for on-line requests but the Superintendent Registrar will be offering an email enquiry service soon.
- Volumes of the Reference Indexes are available also at the Jersey Archive and the Société Jersiaise.