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Births, deaths, marriages


The Register Office is based at Gateshead Civic Centre, Regent Street, Gateshead NE8 1HH

Opening hours

An appointment system is in place for the Registration of Births, Deaths, Marriages, Civil Partnerships and the Nationality Checking Service. Applications for copy certificates are usually dealt with without an appointment. We aim to see you as soon possible and information given to us is regarded as strictly confidential.

  • Monday 9.00am - 5.30pm
  • Tuesday to Friday 9.00am - 4.00pm
  • Saturday by appointment (ceremonies only)

Superintendent Registrar - Jean Eggleston

Deputy Superintendent Registrar - Lynne Lancaster

Register a birth

Find out about registering a birth


Register a death

Find out about registering a death


Marriage & Civil Partnerships

Giving notice and civil ceremonies



Copy certificates

Request copies of birth, marriage and death certificates


Approved premises

Where you can get married in Gateshead


Burials and Cremations

Cemeteries and crematoria in Gateshead



Naming ceremonies

Find out about baby naming ceremonies



Find out about citizenship ceremonies.


Certificate search

Search records to trace your family tree



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