The Roxbury Town Clerk is also the Registrar of Vital Statistics; Vital Statistics are birth certificates, death certificates or marriage licenses. Over 2,500 birth certificates, 2,000 death certificates and 1,000 marriage licenses are currently filed and maintained by the Registrar of Vital Statistics since the Towns incorporation in 1796.
Marriage Licenses are issued from the Town Clerks office, for help with obtaining a Marriage Licenses please see the Marriage License Section. After a Marriage is performed within the Town of Roxbury a license is permanently filed in the Town Clerks Office. A copy is also sent to the Department of Public Health in Hartford as well as the Town of residence if the either party to the marriage resides in another Connecticut town. A request form for a certified copy of a marriage license is available in the “Downloadable Links” section below.
Death Certificates are filed in the Town of Roxbury if the individual was a resident in the Town at the time of death or if the loss of life occurred within the Town. A certified copy can be requested from the Town Clerks office by filing out a request form available in the “downloadable links” section below. A copy of every death certificate is also available in Hartford at the Department of Public Health as well as the Town of residence for the departed, if they resided in another Connecticut town.
Certified Copies of Birth Certificates are only available to the actual individual or select designees. A Certified Copy can be obtained from the Town of Roxbury if the individual was born within the Town or if parents listed on the birth certificate resided in Roxbury at the time of birth. A copy of every birth certificate is also on file with the Department of Public Health in Hartford. A request form for a certified copy of a birth record is available in the “downloadable links” section below.
All Vital Statistics issued from the Town of Roxbury have redacted social security numbers.
A government issued photo ID is required with all requests for certified copies.