English Marriage Dates

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'''Choose one of the following time periods and follow the link.'''
 
'''Choose one of the following time periods and follow the link.'''
  
==== 1538-June 1837 ====
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==== 1538-June 1837 ====
  
Since marriages were recorded in the area where they occurred, it's best to know a location and approximate date before you search. The Church of England began recording marriages as early as 1538. Read more about [[[[England Church Records|marriage records...]]|marriage records...]]
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Since marriages were recorded in the area where they occurred, it's best to know a location and approximate date before you search. The Church of England began recording marriages as early as 1538. Read more about [[England_Church_Records|marriage records...]]
  
 
==== July 1837-present ====
 
==== July 1837-present ====
  
 
The government recorded marriage records during this time. A couple could choose to marry in their religious denomination. The distict registrar, or a person he appointed, attended the wedding to insure that the marriage was properly recorded. The couple could choose to be married in the record office. Read more about [[[[England Civil Registration|marriages...]]|marriages...]]
 
The government recorded marriage records during this time. A couple could choose to marry in their religious denomination. The distict registrar, or a person he appointed, attended the wedding to insure that the marriage was properly recorded. The couple could choose to be married in the record office. Read more about [[[[England Civil Registration|marriages...]]|marriages...]]

Revision as of 21:41, 17 February 2009

Choose one of the following time periods and follow the link.

1538-June 1837

Since marriages were recorded in the area where they occurred, it's best to know a location and approximate date before you search. The Church of England began recording marriages as early as 1538. Read more about marriage records...

July 1837-present

The government recorded marriage records during this time. A couple could choose to marry in their religious denomination. The distict registrar, or a person he appointed, attended the wedding to insure that the marriage was properly recorded. The couple could choose to be married in the record office. Read more about [[marriages...|marriages...]]