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Copy certificates

Civil registration records of births, deaths, marriages and civil partnerships are in the custody of Superintendent Registrar and located with the copy Certificates Team in the Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre in Chippenham.

We can only supply certificates for the events that happened in Wiltshire. For the events that happened in Swindon or Bath, you need to apply in their local office. 

We cannot accept liability for any certificates lost in the post. 

Family history

Many of the Wiltshire Indexes for Births, Deaths and Marriages can be found at the Wiltshire BMD Births, Marriages and Deaths website.

Other searching resources can be found at the Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre in Chippenham.

Collections of local and family history books can be found in Wiltshire libraries.