There are several ways you can order a copy birth certificate:
Cheques or postal orders should be made payable to Lancashire County Council.
Standard Birth Certificate
This certificate will give a complete copy of the birth entry to include name at birth, date of birth, place of birth and any parent details.
Required for: passports and other legal purposes.
Short Birth Certificate
This certificate will show only the name and surname, sex, date of birth and district of birth.
Records of Adoptions in England and Wales are held by The Registrar General.