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New Security Certificates
Issue of new security certificates under Modernisation of General Registration Office ( GRO ) Programme
The above-mentioned modernisation programme includes the electronic registration of life events i.e. births, deaths and marriages and the production of life event certificates in a new format.
2. New Style Certificates
Phase 1 of the programme commenced on 1 July 2003. From that date two new styles of life event certificates are being produced for certain years i.e. Births from 1864 (all births records), Marriages from 1920 and Deaths from 1924:
(a) the certificate in "landscape" style features a photographic image of the life event registration details copied from the relevant Register.
(b) the certificate in "portrait" style has all the life event details printed on it in typed format.
The certificate described at (a) above will be the more common one presented initially. Over time examples of certificates described at (b) above will appear.
Samples of certificates described at (a) and (b) above are
Please click on images to enlarge.
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