- British a government office where civil marriages are performed and births, marriages, and deaths are recordedOften called: registry office
Examples from the Web for register office
Historical Examples of register office
Did you think my surgery was a register-office for servants?The History of Margaret Catchpole
A register-office and a clerk would have done just as well, and have been more in keeping.Diana Tempest, Volume I (of 3)
This was the keeping of a register-office, one of the first known in the Metropolis, whence he drew incalculable advantages.Real Life In London, Volumes I. and II.
The total expense, including superintendents and the register-office in London, would amount to about 80,000 per annum.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III.
E. Farr and E. H. Nolan