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Title in the Language of the Record
México, Distrito Federal, nacimientos y defunciones del Consulado Británico
This collection includes indexes to births and deaths of British nationals in the Federal District of Mexico. The birth indexes date from 1854-1874 and the death indexes date from 1827-1926.
If a British national was born or died while in Mexico, a relative could register the event with the British embassy or a consulate. This information was then recorded in British records.
Birth indexes may contain the following information:
- Place and date of birth
- Name of person born
- Parents’ names
- Father’s profession
Death indexes may contain the following information:
- Place and date of death
- Name of deceased
- Age at death
- Residence at time of death
How to Use the Record
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To search by index:
Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.
As you are searching it is helpful to know such information as your ancestor’s given name and surname, some identifying information such as residence, age, and family relationships. Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name as your ancestor and that your ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times.
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Citations for This Collection
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- “Mexico, Distrito Federal, British Consulate Births and Deaths, 1827-1926.” Database. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. Citing Public Record Office, London, England.
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