Births, deaths and marriages

Historic stillbirth certificates

Historic stillbirth certificates

Please don't contact York Register Office about historic stillbirth certificates as these can only be obtained from the General Register Office in Southport.

The following conditions apply:

  • a certificate will only be issued to the mother or father of a stillborn child
  • siblings may apply if their mother and father are no longer alive
  • siblings should send details of their parents' dates of death with their application

If you want more information:

  • visit the General Register Office website
  • write to: General Register Office, PO Box 2, Southport, Merseyside, PR8 2WJ
  • tel: 0151 4714400

Support organisations

The following organisations give support and advice relating to stillbirths:

Also see

York Register Office

56 Bootham, York, YO30 7DA

Telephone: 01904 654477