Information about how to find divorce records.
Where to Find Divorce Records
There is a guide to Divorce records and where to look for them in The National Archives In-depth research guides.
For legal proof of a divorce in an English or Welsh court, from 1858 to the present, you should contact Her Majesty's Courts and Tribunals Service.
You may also find details of divorces reported in local Newspapers.
If you were married in church and need to provide a certified copy of the entry for divorce purposes, please Contact Us.