The GRO is piloting a service from 12 October 2017 to provide portable document format (PDF) copies of digitised historical birth and death records. The pilot will run for a minimum of 3 months to enable GRO to assess the demand for this service over a prolonged period. This service has now been extended indefinitely.
Applications for each PDF cost £6, must be made online, and include a GRO index reference.
England and Wales records which are available as PDFs in this extended pilot include: