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Births, deaths and marriages

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Register a birth icon

Register a birth

Details of who can register a birth, when and how.


Register a death icon

Register a death

Details of who can register a death, when and how.


Arrange a funeral icon

Arrange a funeral

How to arrange a funeral, details of cemeteries and memorials.


Marriages and civil
partnerships icon

Marriages and civil partnerships

Book a marriage or civil partnership, giving notice and more.


Coroner's Office icon

Coroner's Office

Contacting the coroner, inquest hearings, inquest openings and more.


Copy certificates icon

Copy certificates

How to apply for a copy birth, marriage or death certificate.


More services

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Change of name deeds

Details of how to apply for a name deed.


Family history icon

Family history

How to trace your family tree or get more information on your family. 


Citizenship ceremonies icon

Citizenship ceremonies

A citizenship ceremony is were you promise to respect the rights, freedoms and laws of the UK.


Registering a stillbirth icon

Registering a stillbirth

Details on how to register a stillbirth.


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Birth certificate amendments

How and when you can re-register a birth.


Naming ceremonies icon

Naming ceremonies

A naming ceremony is a non-religious way of announcing the names chosen for your child and your reasons behind it.


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Tell Us Once

When someone dies we'll make sure a number of government departments know.


Register Office privacy notice icon

Register Office privacy notice

Details of what happens to personal information you are required by law to provide for a registration.


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Events

Rochdale Literature and Ideas Festival
15 October 2018
An exciting week of arts for all ages from Monday, 15 October 2018 to Monday, 22 October 2018, covering drama, comedy, poetry, children's shows and more.
Remembrance Sunday services
11 November 2018
There are 7 Remembrance Day services and parades happening across the borough so we can pay our respects to those who have made sacrifices in defence of the country.
Rochdale Christmas Market and Lights Switch On
24 November 2018
Festive food, drinks, gifts, family entertainment and of course Father Christmas - as we light up Rochdale.