Contacting the Registrars over Christmas and New Year

Monday, December 3, 2018

The Lancashire Registration Service will be available for anyone needing to register a birth, death, marriage or notice of marriage over the holiday period as follows:
Monday 24 December - open from 9am to 4.30pm
Tuesday 25 December - closed
Wednesday 26 December - closed
Thursday 27 December - open from 9am to 4.30pm
Friday 28 December - open from 9am to 4.30pm
Saturday 29 December - closed
Sunday 30 December - closed
Monday 31 December - open from 9am to 4.30pm

On Monday 24 December and Monday 31 December, the registration service will not be available on the telephone, but can be accessed by either calling in at one of the offices, or online at

Customers will also be able to email the service directly at and all enquiries will be dealt with as soon as possible.

Normal service will resume on Wednesday 2 January 2019.

The Certificate Services Department, which is based at the Records Office on Bow Lane, Preston will be closed on Monday 24 and Monday 31 December. Enquiries will be dealt with on the next working day.

The Lancashire Registration Service records all the births and deaths in the county and performs over 3,800 marriages each year.

For more information call 0300 123 6705 or email

Alternatively visit and search for 'Register a birth, death or marriage'.

Tagged as: Births, Marriages and Deaths Council

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