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Civil Registration - Isle of Man

Registration of births and deaths commences 1878;
registration of marriages commences 1884

See "How to Obtain" below chart

Type of DataBirthMarriageDeathIndex
Name of Individualyes checkmarkyes checkmark
with residence of the parties
yes checkmark
with any names previously used, including maiden surname
The index for Island births 1878 - 2010; index for deaths 1878-2011 and marriages up to 1979 are available to search on the ManxBMD website.  Manx National Heritage's iMuseum provides an index to baptisms, marriages and burials from the Parish Registers.
Marital Statusno crosscheckyes checkmark 
Ageno crosscheckyes checkmark
often given as "full"
yes checkmark
with date and place of birth, e.g. town and county if born in the UK or country if born abroad)
Occupation no crosscheck   yes checkmark
Date of Eventyes checkmarkyes checkmarkyes checkmark
Place of Eventyes checkmark
with place of residence
yes checkmarkyes checkmark
Name of Father yes checkmark yes checkmark no crosscheck
Father's Occupationyes checkmark no crosscheck
If Father Livingno crosscheck no crosscheck
Place of birth of Fatherno crosscheckno crosscheck
Name of Motheryes checkmark yes checkmark no crosscheck
Maiden Surname of Mother yes checkmark yes checkmark no crosscheck
Mother's Occupationno crosscheck no crosscheck
If Mother Livingno crosscheck no crosscheck
Place of birth of Motherno crosscheck no crosscheck
Witnessesno crosscheckyes checkmarkno crosscheck
Relationship of Witnesses to Individualno crosscheck no crosscheck
Addresses of Witnessesno crosscheck no crosscheck
Name of Informant of Eventyes checkmark yes checkmark
Relationship of Informant to Individualyes checkmark  
Address of Informantyes checkmark  
Changes to Information on certificates   

How to Obtain

In person:
The Civil Registry
The Registries Building,
Deemsters Walk,
Bucks Road,
Douglas,
Isle of Man
IM1 3AR

By Telephone:
0 +44 01624 687039

Online:
ManxBMD website to search all indexes

Apply for certificates online from the Civil Registry

By mail:
The Douglas Civil Registry Office,
Deemsters Walk,
Douglas,
Isle of Man,
IM1 3AR
E-mail: civil@registry.gov.im

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