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Details included on a Death Cert
« on: Monday 25 January 10 15:16 GMT (UK) »
The following details are included on an Irish Civil Death Cert

 Registration District, County etc 
 Date and Place of Death
 Name and Surname
 Sex
 Condition
 Age last birthday
 Rank, profession or occupation
 Certified cause of death and duration of illness
 Signature, Qualification and Residence of Informant
 Date of registration
 Registrars name
 
 Deaths were registered from 1864

 Condition is usually one of Bachelor, Spinster, Widow, Widower etc
 
 In the case of a married woman or child, the husband/father's occupation is sometimes given - e.g. Theresa Reilly, wife of Farmer

 If the informant is a family member this is usually mentioned as the qualification -  e.g. on the death of a child 'Patrick Kelly, Father, Dunmore'

 In the case of a death in a Hospital, Institution etc - the usual residence (townland or street) is sometimes entered under the name.

You can search the Irish Civil BMD index on familysearch at this link

The familysearch index holds records for the Republic of Ireland  to 1958 and Northern Ireland to the end of 1921.

See these topic for details on ordering certs :
 Ordering Certs from GRO Roscommon
 Ordering N.I.certificates


(4/03/2013 updated link)
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