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Adopted Children's Register

Organisation name
Adopted Children's Register
Description
The Adopted Children Register is kept by the General Register Office, and contains a record of every person who has been adopted through a court in England or Wales since 1st January 1927. This section of the General Register Office website will give information on applying for adoption certificates; receiving information on original birth details, and making contact with adopted people and their relatives.

The General Register Office (GRO) is part of the Office for National Statistics. The GRO covers England and Wales with separate offices for Scotland and Northern Ireland. The GRO website gives information about how to register a birth or death in England and Wales, how to go about getting married, how to obtain certificates and how to use the services at the Family Records Centre.

Street address
Adoptions Section
General Register Office
Office for National Statistics
Smedley Hydro
Trafalgar Road
City/Town
Birkdale
County
Southport
Postcode
PR8 2HH
Main Phone No
(adoption enquiries): 0151 471 4830 (adoption certificate applications): 0845 603 7788
Fax
0151 471 4755
Is this a national or local organisation?
National
Is there a local support network?
Not applicable