Archive of the Office of the Superintendent Registrar, Jersey

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

The collection at Jersey Archive includes third copies of Jersey marriage registers from 1842 - 1990s. The collection also includes copies of the pre-1842 Church of England baptism, marriage and burial registers many of which date back to the 17th and in some cases, 16th centuries. These registers were copied in the 19th century. For civil registration of birth, marriage and deaths and production of certificates post 1842 please visit the Superintendent Registrar's website: http://www.gov.je/Government/Departments/HomeAffairs/Departments/SuperintendentRegistrar/Pages/index.aspx

Administrative / Biographical History

The Office of the Superintendent Registrar was established in 1842 to register births, marriages and deaths in Jersey.

Conditions Governing Access

Full catalogue available to view online at www.jerseyheritage.org. Access to records at Jersey Archive. Please bring driving licence or passport as ID on your first visit.

Other Finding Aids

Full catalogue available to view online at www.jerseyheritage.org.

Conditions Governing Use

Photocopies of marriage registers can be produced. For full certificates please apply to the Office of the Superintendent Registrar.

Geographical Names