The Registration service has moved from Royal Oak House to the Council House. Notice of Marriages, Wedding, naming and vow renewal ceremonies will continue to be held at Royal Oak house but all other services will now be at the Council House
You can apply and pay for a copy of a birth, marriage or death certificate online, anytime at our customer service portal Derby Direct To You.
Need a copy urgently? If you order before 12:30 Monday – Friday, you can collect the certificate from the Council House after 3pm on the same day.
The Derby Register Officer holds all the births, marriage and death records for the Derby Registration District from 1 July 1837 to the present day. We can also access some of the Shardlow district records as well as the sub-districts of Spondon, Melbourne and Repton.
We can conduct a five-year search within your certificate application fee. Unfortunately, we are unable to conduct an open ended general search of our indexes, as manual searches are time-consuming. You may wish to search our indexes yourself and this can be done by appointment, alternatively you may wish to search the Registrar General’s indexes online on one of the many commercial family history sites.
We offer three levels of service:
To order a certificate, you can use our online application forms. If the record was not issued by the Derby Office, please contact the register office where the record was issued.
It would be helpful if you could tell us:
For further advice on records of Derby City or genealogy, please contact us or go to the Government's Researching Family History website.
|Monday||9.00am to 5.00pm|
|Tuesday||9.00am to 5.00pm|
|Wednesday||9.00am to 5.00pm|
|Thursday||9.00am to 5.00pm|
|Friday||9.00am to 5.00pm|
|Saturday||By appointment only|