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Births, deaths and marriages

From 1 January 2021, Rochdale Register Office will no longer be located within Rochdale Town Hall.

We'll add information about where the register office will be based to this page as soon as we have the details.


Popular services in this section

Register a birth icon

Register a birth

Details of who can register a birth, when and how.


Register a death icon

Register a death

Details of who can register a death, when and how.


Arrange a funeral icon

Arrange a funeral

How to arrange a funeral, details of cemeteries and memorials.


Marriages and civil
partnerships icon

Marriages and civil partnerships

Book a marriage or civil partnership, giving notice and more.


Coroner's Office icon

Coroner's Office

Contacting the coroner, inquest hearings, inquest openings and more.


Copy certificates icon

Copy certificates

How to apply for a copy birth, marriage or death certificate.


More services

Change of name deeds icon

Change of name deeds

Details of how to apply for a name deed.


Family history icon

Family history

How to trace your family tree or get more information on your family. 


Citizenship ceremonies icon

Citizenship ceremonies

A citizenship ceremony is were you promise to respect the rights, freedoms and laws of the UK.


Registering a stillbirth icon

Registering a stillbirth

Details on how to register a stillbirth.


Birth certificate amendments icon

Birth certificate amendments

How and when you can re-register a birth.


Naming ceremonies icon

Naming ceremonies

A naming ceremony is a non-religious way of announcing the names chosen for your child and your reasons behind it.


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Tell Us Once

When someone dies we'll make sure a number of government departments know.


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Events

Things to do during the school holidays
01 May 2018
There's lots to do during the school holidays, whether it's in the library, ​countryside or one of the many other venues in the Rochdale borough​.
Dippy on Tour
10 February 2020

10 February 2020 - 28 June 2020

Visitors to Rochdale, Dippy's only North West stop, can enjoy 2 dinosaur adventures as part of their visit and they're both free.

Frankenstein
26 February 2020

26 February 2020 - 29 February 2020

West End producers present a new theatrical adaptation of Mary Shelley’s seminal gothic horror novel ‘Frankenstein.’