The nearest office to Southwell for the registration of births, deaths or giving notice of marriage/civil partnership is now at Newark Registration Office, The Gilstrap, Castle Gate, Newark NG24 1BG. The office is open Monday to Friday from 9am to 1pm and 2pm to 4.30pm by appointment only, telephone 0300 500 80 80, or appointments for births and deaths only can be made online at www.nottinghamshire.gov.uk. Applications for copy certificates where the event took place in Nottinghamshire can also be made online.