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A guide to information contained in NZ BDM certificates
« on: Monday 01 October 07 22:15 BST (UK) »
Births prior to 1876
When born and where† † †
Name† † †
Sex† † †
Fathers name
Mothers name and maiden name† †
Signature, Description, Address of† Informant† †
When registered
Signature of registrar† † † † †
name if added after reg of birth† †

1876 and onwards
When born and where born† †
Name of child and whether present or not† †
Sex
Father:† † † † †
1. Name & surname† †
2. Rank & Profession.† † †
3. Age† † †
4. Birthplace
Parents:† † † †When and where married.
Mother:† † † †
1† Name and maiden surname† † † †
2† Age† †
3† †Birthplace
Informant:† † †
1† †Signature† † † † 2† †Description† †
3† †Residence† † 4† If entry a correction of a former entry.
Registrar:† 1. When registered.† †2. Signature of registrar.
Child: Name , if added or altered after registration of birth.

1913 and onwards
1† When born† † † †2† Where born† † † † †
Christian names† † † †
Sex
Father:† † † †
1† Name & surname† †
2† Rank & Profession† †
3† Age† † † † † † †
4† Birthplace
Parents:
1† When married† †
2† Where married† † † †
3† Previous issue of existing marriage† †Living† / Dead
Mother:† † †
1† Name and surname† †
2† Maiden surname† †
3† Age† † † † † † † † †
4† Birthplace
Informant:† †
1. Signature† † †
2. Description† † †
3. Residence† † †
4. If entry a correction of a former entry.
Signatures of Witnesses
Registrar:† †
1. When registered.† †
2. Signature of registrar.
Child:† Name , if added or altered after registration of birth.


Deaths prior to 1876
When and where died† † † †
Name and surname† † † †
Sex† † † † †
Age† † † † †
Rank or profession
Cause of death† † †
Description and residence of informant† † †
When registered† †
Signature of registrar

1876 and onwards
When and where died† † †
1† Name† † † †
2† Rank, Profession or Occupation† † † †
Sex and age
1† Causes of death† † † 2† Duration of last illness† †
3† Medical attendant† † †4† When last seen†
1† Name of father† †
2† Name and maiden surname of mother† †
3† Occupation of father.
When and where buried.† † †
Name and religion of minister or name of witness.
1. Where born.† † †2. How long in New Zealand† † † †
If issue living, state number and sex.

1912 and onwards
1† When died.† † †
2† Where died.† † † †
1† Name† † 2† Occupation† †
3† Usual place of residence
Sex† † † †
Age
1 Causes of death† 2† Intervals between onset and death† †
3† Medical attendant† † 4† When last seen.
1† Name of father† † † †
2† Name and maiden surname of mother† † † †
3† Occupation of father
1 When buried† † † † 2† Where buried† † †
Name and religion of minister or name of witness.
1† Where born† † † 2† How long in New Zealand
If issue living, state number and sex
Maori blood and tribe of† father and mother


Marriages
Date and place of marriage
Full names, ages, and conjugal status of the bride and bridegroom
Occupation of the bridegroom
Witnessesí name, addresses and occupations

1880, also added were:
Birth place and usual place of residence of each party
Full names of parents of each party
Occupation of the father in each case
Maiden surnames or family names of the mother

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