Origin of registry office
Examples from the Web for registry office
To have a fire without a fire-engine is like being married at a registry-office.
However, a trifling formality at a registry-office can rectify this and nobody need be any the wiser.
A clock struck ten as Miss Tallmadge hurriedly led the way up the second flight to the registry-office.The Open Question|Elizabeth Robins
She went to a registry-office in the Strand and entered her name there.The Time of Roses|L. T. Meade
Instead of which she had consented to a mock marriage in a registry-office—and this.The Incredible Honeymoon|E. Nesbit