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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...]]|marriage records...]]
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==== 1538-June 1837  ====
  
==== July 1837-present ====
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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...]]
  
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...]]
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For a search strategy for this time period, see [[England Research Guidance: Marriage, 1538-1837|England Research Guidance: Marriage, 1538-1837]].
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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|civil registration marriages...]]  
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For a search strategy for this time period, see [[England Research Guidance: Marriage, 1837-Present|England Research Guidance: Marriage, 1837-Present]].  
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[[Category:England_Beginners|Marriage Dates]]

Latest revision as of 16:53, 2 November 2010

England

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...

For a search strategy for this time period, see England Research Guidance: Marriage, 1538-1837.

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 civil registration marriages...

For a search strategy for this time period, see England Research Guidance: Marriage, 1837-Present.


 

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