How do I find death details for an individual where no current online record exists?

Are death records public in the UK?

Under UK law, death certificates are known as Public Records which means that any person can apply for a copy of any certificate, providing that they know the details of the death that is required.

How can I look up a date of death?

The United States Social Security Administration Records is a database whose records reveal an individuals’ full name and residence at time of application, birth and death dates and last known residence. For more information about the SSDI see the United States Social Security Administration Records wiki page.

How do I find a death in NZ?

For earlier deaths check Papers Past and our online catalogue for newspaper holdings; and for more recent deaths (since December 2006) check AMemoryTree.co.nz as it lists the dates when death notices appeared in newspapers (over 98% of those published). Another website worth looking at is Tributes Online.

How do I find someone’s death certificate UK?

You need to register on the General Register Office ( GRO ) website to get a copy of a birth, adoption, death, marriage or civil partnership certificate in England and Wales. You can use this service to research your family tree.

Can I search death records for free UK?

An online search of the General Register Office (GRO) on the other hand, can help you find death records between 1837 to 1957 and for free. It gives you the name of the person registered, age at death, and the year of their registration.

Are death certificates public record?

Death certificates are public record, so any member of the public can obtain a copy at the city or town clerk’s office where the death occurred.

Is Social Security Death Index FREE?

The Social Security Death Index is available as a free online database from numerous online organizations.

How do you get the Social Security Death Index?

If you find someone listed in the Social Security Death Index you can usually order a copy of the form they filled out when they applied for a Social Security Card (SS-5 application) from the Social Security Administration for a fee.

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