Births, marriages and deaths

Our registrars can help you to register a birth or death or make arrangements for your wedding or civil partnership.

To minimise your waiting time we mainly operate on an appointment only basis. You can make an appointment by contacting us.

Easter opening times

  • Good Friday 18th April 2014 - Office Closed
  • Easter Saturday 19th April 2014 - Ceremonies by appointment only
  • Easter Sunday 20th April 2014 - Office Closed
  • Easter Monday 21st April 2014 - Office Closed

The office will reopen at 9am on Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Please note there will be an emergency funeral service available:

  • Saturday 19th April 2014 10am - 12 noon by attending the register office Blackburn
  • Saturday 19th April 2014 12 noon - 4pm by calling 07736 029053 or 07736 029054
  • Sunday 20th April 2014 10am - 4pm by calling 07736 029053 or 07736 029054
  • Monday 21st April 2014 10am - 2pm by calling 07736 029053 or 07736 029054

Closures due to staff training

Blackburn with Darwen Registration Service will be closed for staff training 9am to 12 noon on Wednesday 30th April 2014, we apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Emergency funeral service

The emergency funeral service is available for weekends and Bank Holidays for deaths that have occurred in the Borough of Blackburn with Darwen and/or for burials taking place in the Blackburn with Darwen. Find out more about the emergency funeral and burial service in Blackburn with Darwen.

Appointments at Darwen Town Hall

Appointments can be made to register births, stillbirths, deaths, give notice of marriage or civil partnership, plan a celebratory naming or special renewal of vows ceremony. This service is strictly by appointment only available on Mondays.

Contact us to make an appointment or for more information.

Appointments at the Royal Blackburn Hospital, Haslingden Road, Blackburn.

These sessions are for death registrations only available Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Contact us to make an appointment or for more information.

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