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Re: Birth & Death Certificates by PDF from GRO
« Reply #9 on: Thursday 12 October 17 13:45 BST (UK) »
Does anyone know if you get an instant pdf or do you have to wait a couple of days?

My simple mind says that to get an 'instant' PDF every register entry (i.e. many millions) must have been digitised already for off-the-shelf transmission.  Not likely IMHO  ???
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Re: Birth & Death Certificates by PDF from GRO
« Reply #10 on: Thursday 12 October 17 13:59 BST (UK) »
It says 4working days from order. You are sent an email informing you they can be viewed and downloaded from your account.
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Re: Birth & Death Certificates by PDF from GRO
« Reply #11 on: Thursday 12 October 17 15:17 BST (UK) »
 
It says 4working days from order. You are sent an email informing you they can be viewed and downloaded from your account.
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Thanks for finding that out....I think I'll be sticking with the printed copies.

Does anyone know if you get an instant pdf or do you have to wait a couple of days?

My simple mind says that to get an 'instant' PDF every register entry (i.e. many millions) must have been digitised already for off-the-shelf transmission.  Not likely IMHO  ???

It's do-able though. Look at the stuff that National Archives, NLS , NLW have digitised, say in the last 10 years. Incredible!
It seems like GRO didn't know what an interest people had in their records until last week!

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Re: Birth & Death Certificates by PDF from GRO
« Reply #12 on: Thursday 12 October 17 15:45 BST (UK) »

It seems like GRO didn't know what an interest people had in their records until last week!

This is not new, you obviously missed these topics last year  :)

http://www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php?topic=760333.msg6112739#msg6112739

http://www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php?topic=759016.0
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Re: Birth & Death Certificates by PDF from GRO
« Reply #13 on: Thursday 12 October 17 16:08 BST (UK) »

I'm sure that the probate people did sent a reminder didn't they? Everyone will need to get into the habit of saving immediately.

I've had two reminders recently about Wills so they don't appear to have changed their method.....yet.
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Re: Birth & Death Certificates by PDF from GRO
« Reply #14 on: Thursday 12 October 17 16:27 BST (UK) »
It says 4working days from order. You are sent an email informing you they can be viewed and downloaded from your account.
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Thanks for finding that out....I think I'll be sticking with the printed copies

Depends whether you want to continue paying full price.  Granted the pdfs are only 3.25 cheaper but that's better than nothing.
MDX - Pauley, Briggs, Garret, Dyson
KENT - Lingwell, Rayment
BUCKS - Read, Hutchins
SRY - Costin, Westbrook
DOR - Gibbs, Goreing
DUR - Green
ESX - Rudland, Malden, Rouse, Boosey
FIFE - Foulis, Russell
NFK - Johnson, Farthing, Purdy, Barsham
GLOS - Collett, Morris, Freebury, May, Kirkman
HERTS - Winchester, Linford
NORTHANTS - Bird, Brimley, Chater, Wilford, Read, Chapman, Jeys, Marston, Lumley
WILTS - Arden, Whatley, Archer, Gleed
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Re: Birth & Death Certificates by PDF from GRO
« Reply #15 on: Thursday 12 October 17 17:10 BST (UK) »
Thanks Rosie ;D

I've just ordered the first of several PDFs from my 'wish list'.  Here in Australia it's taken up to six weeks to receive a paper copy (probably not GRO's fault) so a 4-5 day service for less money suits me just fine.

Of course some people will always find something to moan about ............................

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Re: Birth & Death Certificates by PDF from GRO
« Reply #16 on: Thursday 12 October 17 17:25 BST (UK) »
I am pleased to hear that it will be of benefit to you Carol, there is nothing worse than waiting for something stuck in the post.  ;D 

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Re: Birth & Death Certificates by PDF from GRO
« Reply #17 on: Friday 13 October 17 03:25 BST (UK) »
Great news!  Thanks for posting.  Just ordered a few...;D

I will be sure to download them as soon as they arrive.

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