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Births, deaths and marriages

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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
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Marriages and civil partnerships

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


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Coroner's Office

Details of the Coroner's Office. 


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.


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Family history

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


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Citizenship ceremonies

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


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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.


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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.


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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

Street Eat
26 May 2018
11am-9pm on Saturday, 26 May and Sunday, 27 May 2018. Tasty street food, prepared by the town’s restaurant chefs. Dozens of dishes including Spanish, Italian, English, German and more.
EqualiTeas – Celebrating 90 years of voting equality
20 June 2018
Join us for a special evening, celebrating 90 years since the Representation of the People Act 1928, which gave all men and women over the age of 21 the equal right to vote.
Rochdale Feel Good Festival
18 August 2018
Fabulous FREE entertainment in Rochdale town centre. There will be live music, a quality food court and family entertainment.