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Guyana Civil Registration

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How to Find the Records[edit | edit source]

Birth, marriage and death certificates can be ordered from the Registrar General[1]:

Registrar General's Office
G.P.O. Building
Robb Street
Georgetown
Guyana

Phone: 592.225.7561
Fax: 592.227.6861


Historical Background[edit | edit source]

Government registration of vital events began as early as 1869. Records are available from the years listed below.[2]

Births 1869

Marriages 1903

Deaths 1869


References[edit | edit source]

  1. https://www.guyanaembassycuba.com/certificates?language=en
  2. Titford, John. My ancestor settled in the British West Indies: (with Bermuda, British Guiana and British Honduras). London: Society of Genealogists Enterprises. 2011. pp 87-98