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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Briers Genealogy

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Briers Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources listed below it will be possible to locate a birth record and, from that record, a birth certificate may be obtainable which is likely to list the names of the parents, therefore taking you back another generation. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Briers family tree.

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Some Famous People with the surname of Briers

Wikipedia Richard David Briers, CBE (born 14 January 1934) is an English actor whose career has encompassed theatre, television, film and radio.
Wikipedia Lee Briers is a Welsh professional rugby league player who plays stand-off for Warrington Wolves.
Wikipedia Nigel Edwin Briers, (born at Leicester, England on January 15, 1955), was a cricketer who played for Leicestershire.
Wikipedia Norman Briers (born February 10, 1947) was an English cricketer.

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