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The Registers of Birth, Marriage & Death

The Registers for Birth, Marriage and Death are held in the Court of Alderney by the Greffier, who is also the Registrar.

Searching the Registers

The Court office can help with searches for records relating to births, marriages and deaths which took place in Alderney. These searches are a free service. Some of the old Registers for Births, Marriages and Deaths are incomplete or missing. For old records Eileen Mignot offers a service to help with tracing family trees and historical research into the Alderney Registers.

To ask for further information for searching the Registers please contact the Court Office on 01481 822817, or

The Registers for Birth and Death from 1850 to the present day are held at the Court office, but the records for the years 1875 - 1907 are incomplete. The Marriage Register is available from 1924 to the present day. Although civil marriages were rare at the time, there are some records for 1891 - 1923.

Copies of Certificates

Copies of the Certificates of Birth, Marriage and Death that took place in Alderney can be ordered through the Court office. There is a fee is payable for this service.

If the birth or death occurred in Guernsey (in recent years the vast majority of births have occurred in Guernsey) then the Guernsey Greffe should be contacted for information or a copy of the Certificate at

Registering a Birth
Registering a Death