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Records Held

Civil Registry hold records of registered events (Birth, Death, Marriage, Civil Partnership) that have occurred on the Isle of Man.

Registration of such events became compulsory on the Isle of Man in 1878, (1884 for marriages) although Civil Registry do hold some records prior to 1878. 

Birth

What information do the records provide?

Baptism: Pre 1849

  • Child’s first name
  • Son or Daughter of, and the father’s name
  • Date of Baptism.

Birth: 1849 – 1970

  • Date and place of birth
  • Name
  • Sex
  • Father and Mothers name (including Mothers Maiden name if applicable)
  • Fathers profession
  • Address
  • Date of registration.

Birth: 1970 – Date

  • Date and place of birth
  • Name
  • Sex
  • Father and Mothers name (including Mothers Maiden name if applicable)
  • Fathers profession, (details of mothers occupation if provided)
  • Address
  • Date of Registration

Death

What information do the records provide?

Burial: Pre 1849

  • Deceased’s forename and surname (maiden name if provided)
  • Burial date

Death: 1849 - 1970

  • Date
  • Place of death
  • Forename and surname
  • Sex
  • Age
  • Occupation
  • Cause of death
  • Name of informant
  • Address and relationship to the deceased of the informant

Death: 1970 – Date

  • Date and place of death
  • Forename and Surname
  • Sex
  • Age and or Date of Birth
  • Place of birth
  • Occupation
  • Usual address
  • Cause of death
  • Name, address and relationship to the deceased of the informant

Marriage

What information do the records provide?

Marriage: Pre 1849

  • Grooms Forename and Surname
  • Brides Forename and Surname
  • Date of Marriage

Marriage: 1849 – 2011 Information requested for both parties

  • Date  and Place of Marriage
  • Forename and Surname Age
  • Condition (Marital Status)
  • Rank or profession
  • Residence at time of Marriage
  • Fathers Forename and Surname
  • Rank or profession of Father
  • Names of Witnesses

Marriage: 2011 – Date Information requested for both parties

  • Date and Place of Marriage
  • Forename and Surname
  • Age
  • Sex
  • Condition (Marital Status)
  • Occupation
  • Residence at time of Marriage
  • Fathers full name and occupation
  • Mothers full name and occupation
  • Name of Witnesses
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