The Register of Deeds Office is responsible for the recording, indexing and preservation of all real estate records, vital records, UCC´s, plats and other miscellaneous records. The Northampton County Register of Deeds Office has real estate records extending back as far as 1741. Marriage records are available from 1863. Birth and death records date to December of 1913. Records can be searched through hard-copy indexes. This office is responsible for issuing marriage licenses and certified copies of birth, death and marriage records are available.