Microfilm resources

We hold a number of General Register Office indexes on microfiche:

  • War deaths 1914 to 1921 (divided into Officers, other ranks etc.)
  • Navy deaths (all ranks) 1914 to 1921
  • Marine deaths 1837 to 1965
  • Marine births 1837 to 1965
  • Army marriages within British lines 1914 to 1925

The Absent Voters' lists for 1918 to 1926 are available on microfilm. To view microfilm and fiche records, come to the customer service desk located on level 4 to book a PC or email archives.heritage@birmingham.gov.uk to make an advance booking.

The Absent Voters’ list is also accessible to view in digital format free of charge in the library via Midlands Historical Data.

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