Registrar General Historical Reports

Registrar General Historical Reports

Prior to 1st January, 1922, the Acts relating to Births, Deaths and Marriages, in Ireland were administered by the Registrar-General, Dublin, who annually submitted a report to Parliament.

The transfer to the Government of Northern Ireland of the functions formerly exercised by the Registrar General, Dublin, was effected on 1st January 1922 by Order in Council dated 9th November 1921.

Copies of the All Ireland annual reports from 1887 to 1921, and all the Annual Reports of the Registrar General Northern Ireland produced since 1922 are available from this website. The files are available in PDF format and to read these files you will need a copy of Abode Acrobat Reader 5.0 or greater. This can be downloaded free of charge from the Adobe website.

The file size has been specified beside the report name as some files are quite large in size and may take some time to download.