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You can search online for a birth, death or marriage certificate by visiting our online record search facility. 

We hold records dating back to 1837, covering the District of Stockton-on-Tees and some surrounding areas.

[1837 - September 1953] Stockton
[1875 - September 1948]  Thornaby
[1953 - March 1967] Durham South Eastern (Stockton 1st)
[1963 - March 1967]  Durham South Eastern (Stockton 2nd)
[1967 - September 1971] Teesside North
[1938 - 1953] Billingham
[1953 - 1967] Billingham and Hartlepool
[1948 - 1968] Thornaby and Stokesley
[1996 - Present]  Borough of Stockton-on-Tees

The Register Office at Middlesbrough holds records for the majority of births and deaths registered between October 1971 and 31 March 1996.

For information concerning marriages for the Stockton-on-Tees district between 1837 and September 1971, and for births that may have been re-registered between these dates, please contact us for further information.

Please be aware that in the case of weddings that took place in religious buildings, we may not have the records.



The records on our website are from a variety of sources, which have been maintained and updated by many different people over the years. We hope that you will be able to find the records that you are looking for, but we cannot guarantee that all entries are correct. If you think there might be any error in the information you find, please contact the Register Office and we will gladly verify and correct information where necessary. Please also contact the Register Office if your search is unsuccessful; some of the records we hold might not yet be included in our website.

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council does not accept any liability for any loss or damage caused by reliance on this information. Neither does the Council accept any responsibility for information contained in other websites to which this site links.

We strongly advise users to check any information before acting or relying on it.