the General Register Office does offer direct access to their index for free, but there are some things you should be aware of before setting out to view it directly through their site. The most important thing to know is that, while the index of these records is free to use, you can only view only a portion of the index covering registered births from 1837-1915 and deaths from 1837-1957. Advertisement Unfortunately, this version of the index – which was released to the public late last year – doesn’t include any of the marriage records found in the complete index, and likely won’t anytime soon.For the periods and records not covered, there is always FreeBMD. The article goes on to tell you how to set up an account with the GRO.
Friday, November 10, 2017
A useful article on a useful resource How to Use the Free GRO Index for English Genealogy Research: