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Referencing with APA: Birth/Death/Marriage Certificate

Birth/Death/Marriage Certificate

To be made up of:

Name of person (in single quotation marks)
Year of event Certified copy of… certificate for… (in italics)
Full name of person (in italics)
Date of event (in italics)
Application number from certificate
Location of Register Office
Retrieved from… URL

In-text citation:

Jayne was born in Pontefract (‘Jayne Seaman’, 1966)…

Reference list:

‘Jayne Seaman’. (1966). Certified copy of birth certificate for Jayne Seaman, 20 December 1966 (application number 5001977/D). Pontefract Register Office, UK.