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This database contains records from 1837 to 2008.

If you are looking for a record that is not in this database: 

  • Due to boundary changes over the years, older information may be held in neighbouring registers. For full details of what records we hold, see areas and dates covered.
  • If you are looking for a record from after 2008, please email us with details of your search. If we can find the record, you will be able to order a certificate.
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    South Tyneside Register Office
    10 Broughton Road
    South Shields
    NE33 2RN

    Guidance notes

    Post this request (please make sure you have completed it fully) with a cheque.

    If you are ordering more than one certificate please make out a separate cheque for each request. If one request is unsuccessful we need only return the cheque for that search and issue on the remaining.

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