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GRO indexes - change in legislation- no longer online

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GRO indexes - change in legislation- no longer online

Posted: 4 Apr 2008 9:02AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 13 Jun 2013 6:26AM GMT
Today I received the following reply from findmypast regarding an email I sent them yesterday.

Thank you for your email.

The existing marriage records available on the site will remain however the GRO (General Records Office) will not be distributing any more Birth, Marriages or Death records in future as the law has now changed on this.

That means that therre will be no new records EVER for marriages after 2005 and births and deaths after 2006 that we can easliy access.

Further to my posting yesterday I thought it was marriage records only but in fact it is ALL idexes.
Why? We dont know. What is the change is the law exactly? We dont know.
I know this is a backward step and very worrying for future research.
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deirdre534 4 Apr 2008 3:02PM GMT 
JeffH01 6 Apr 2008 6:29PM GMT 
deirdre534 9 Apr 2008 1:53PM GMT 
spammerbait 2 Dec 2008 12:28PM GMT 
JeffH01 2 Dec 2008 3:45PM GMT 
spammerbait 2 Dec 2008 4:51PM GMT 
JeffH01 3 Dec 2008 11:18AM GMT 
Ian Willden 13 Jun 2013 1:25AM GMT 
dj72green 13 Jun 2013 5:28AM GMT 
JeffH01 14 Jun 2013 11:17PM GMT 
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