Births, marriages and deaths historical searches

The indexes in our Register office relate only to births, marriages and deaths which occurred within our area.

Searches of indexes

We can search the index, for a period not exceeding five years, only where accurate registration details are available.

Other ways of searching

All Solihull libraries have a subscription to the Ancestry website, which gives free access from library computers to the General Register Office indexes to births, marriages and deaths in England and Wales. Copies of the indexes are also available on microfiche at Solihull Central Library. Historical marriage registers for a number of Solihull churches are also available on microfilm.

You can also contact the General Register Office they hold a central copy of all Birth, Death and Marriage registers for England and Wales.

Apply for copies of certificates

If you would like to apply for copies of certificates please view our copy certificates page

Overseas indexes

The General Register Office (GRO) produces overseas indexes.

The indexes are also available free of charge on microfiche at our Solihull heritage & local studies service or via the Find My Past website.

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