Learn about your local history
We have birth, death and marriage records for Bournemouth dating back to 1837. We also have a collection of Bournemouth and Christchurch Parish Registers, with some records going back to 1576.
You can make copies of records for a charge.
We can provide details of family history researchers who will undertake research for a fee.
To learn more about family and local history, visit our Heritage Zone.
Burial and cremation records
To find burial and cremation records, contact our Crematorium & Cemetery team.
Family search fees are £18.50 per 30 minutes. We won’t charge you more than £75.