Historical Records

Family History

Redcar & Cleveland Registration Service hold birth, death and marriage records for the area from 1837. We can help you with your family history providing copies of certificates from out records as long as you can supply sufficient information to enable us to identify the record you require. The areas in the records we hold are:
  • Boosbeck
  • Boulby
  • Brotton
  • Cowbar
  • Dormanstown
  • Easington (Cleveland)
  • Eston
  • Guisborough
  • Grangetown
  • Kirkleatham
  • Lackenby
  • Lazenby
  • Liverton
  • Loftus
  • Marske
  • Marske-by-the-sea
  • Moorsholm
  • Newton-under-Roseberry
  • Normanby
  • Nunthorpe (part of)
  • Ormesby (part of)
  • Redcar
  • Saltburn
  • Skelton
  • South Bank
  • Upleatham
You do not need to fill in a form but can request the certificate you require by post in a letter addressed to:

The Superintendent Registrar
The Register Office
Redcar & Cleveland Leisure and Community Heart,
Ridley Street,
TS10 1TD

Alternatively use one of our online forms to search for a record: If you need further information you can contact us on (01642) 444440.

Information required:
  • Full name and surname of the person
  • Date of the birth, death or marriage
  • The address or area the event took place
  • Any other information you can supply i.e. parents names, maiden name, spouse's names, and occupations are useful for cross-referencing.

Cost of certificates are:-
£25.00 (Priority Service)
£14.00 issued within 3 working days, posted first class
£13.00 issued within 3 working days, to be collected from Redcar Heart Register Office
£10.00 issued after 5 working days, to be collected from Redcar Heart Register Office

External Links: Useful addresses:
General Register Office - Postal Applications Section
PO Box 2
Tel: (0151) 471 4816
Web: gov.uk/general-register-office

The National Archives
Tel: +44(0)20 8876 3444
Web: www.nationalarchives.gov.uk

Society of Genealogists
14 Charterhouse Buildings
Goswell Road
Tel: (020) 7251 8799
Web: www.sog.org.uk

Other useful websites for family history research:

Office of National Statistics
Web: www.statistics.gov.uk

Familia - The UK and Ireland's guide to genealogical resources in public libraries.
Web: www.familia.org.uk

GENUKI - UK and Ireland Genealogy
Web: www.genuki.org.uk

A2A Access to Archives - The English Strand of the UK archives network.
Web: www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/A2A/

Cyndi's List - Thousands of useful links for worldwide genealogy.
Web: www.cyndislist.com

National Archives - Census Online
Web: www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/help-with-your-research/research-guides/census-records

Family Search - Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Mormons).
Web: www.familysearch.org

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
The 'Dept of Honour Register' provides personal and Service details and places of commemoration for the 1.7 million members of the Commonwealth forces who died in the First or Second World Wars.
Web: www.cwgc.org

Web: www.findmypast.com

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