Wales Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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== Collection Time Period  ==
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This index covers events from 1541 through 1900.
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== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
  
This index is an electronic database of information. The entries are primarily from the IGI along with some entries derived from compiled and original records such as:
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This index is an electronic index for the years 1541 to 1900.  
 
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*Family Records
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*Church Records
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*Civil Registration
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It may also include indexes generated by the internet indexing project sponsored by the LDS Church.
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There may be entries that cite a specific source such as the following:
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*"Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636-1850: a Family Register for the People" by James Arnold
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*"Paul Dingwell Genealogical Collection" by Paul Dingwell
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*A county or state vital record registration
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These entries are in this collection for one of the following reasons:
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*They were submitted by private individuals to the LDS Church and as such are part of the IGI resulting in their inclusion in this index.
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*They have been indexed through the internet indexing project sponsored by the LDS Church. If this is the case, the index they are a part of has been included as part of this database.
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The Vital Record Index databases are not necessarily intended to index any specific set of records although some sub-indexes (an index to a set of records within the database) have been found. When we identify a sub-index, we remove it from the database and post it separately on FamilySearch under its appropriate title.  
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This index is not complete for any particular place or region.<br>
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It is not necessarily intended to index any specific set of records. This index is not complete for any particular place or region. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.
  
=== Record Content ===
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=== Citation for This Collection ===
  
The key genealogical facts found in marriage index entries may include:
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The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.
  
*Name of bride and groom
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{{Collection citation| text = <!--bibdescbegin-->Genealogical Society of Utah. Wales Marriages. Index based on data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah.<!--bibdescend-->}}
*Names of the parents
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*Marriage date
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*Marriage place
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*Family History Library Microfilm and item numbers for the source materials
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== Coverage Table ==
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== Record Content and Use ==
  
This collection is a partial index of records for the localities listed below as of April 2010. The table below shows the number of records by locality. Localities not listed may not have any records in this collection.  
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For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article [[Marriages Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records)]].  
  
Most of these records date from the time period indicated in the columns below; however, there may be records before and after these dates. Record counts where the locality information was incomplete are included below under the country name. Because of this, you may wish to search only by country.
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=== Coverage Table  ===
  
As this is an index of records compiled from various sources, it is strongly recommended that you verify the information in original records. Due to privacy laws not all records may be displayed.<br>
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The Coverage Table shows the places and time periods of the original records in this collection. The table indicates how many records the collection has from each place. Most of the records in the collection are from the time periods listed in the table; however, the collection may have a few records from before or after the time period.<br>  
  
 
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| align="center" style="background: #f0f0f0" | '''Locality'''  
| style="background: #f0f0f0" align="center" | '''Births and Baptisms, 1586-1907,'''  
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| align="center" style="background: #f0f0f0" | '''Births and Baptisms, 1586-1907,'''  
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| align="center" style="background: #f0f0f0" | '''Marriages, 1541-1900'''  
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== How to Use the Record  ==
 
 
Use this index to help you learn more about your ancestors. The information could help you identify family relationships and lineages as well as direct you to original records of your ancestors, which may contain additional information.
 
 
== Record History  ==
 
 
For over 30 years, volunteer indexers extracted this information from microfilm copies of the original records. In 2001, some of the entries were published on 16 CDs by the Family History Department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as the "British Isles Vital Records Index: England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales." This is an index of some marriages throughout Wales. The index is not necessarily complete for any particular place or region. Some of this information is also found in the International Genealogical Index (IGI).
 
 
=== Why the Record Was Created  ===
 
 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sponsored the indexing of this collection to help individuals find information about their ancestors.
 
 
=== Record Reliability  ===
 
 
Church records and civil registration were official records and are some of the most reliable sources of information available for those who were born, married, or died in Wales.
 
  
 
== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==
  
This section of the article is incomplete. You can help FamilySearch Wiki by supplying links to related websites here.
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== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
  
*[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Wales Wales]  
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*[[Wales]]  
 
*[[Wales Church Records]]  
 
*[[Wales Church Records]]  
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*[[Wales Marriage Bonds|Wales Marriage Bonds]]<br>
 
*[[Quick Research Links - Wales]]
 
*[[Quick Research Links - Wales]]
  
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When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.  
 
When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.  
  
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections|Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].&nbsp;
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A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].  
 
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==== Example of a Source Citation for a Record Found in This Collection  ====
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"Wales Marriages, 1541-1900." index and images, ''FamilySearch'' ([http://www.familysearch.org http://familysearch.org]): accessed 8 April 2011. entry for Thomas Button and Mary Brown, married 21 May 1751; citing Marriage Records, FHL microfilm 823,635; Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled records.
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== Citation for This Collection ==
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The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org Historical Records. It may include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.
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<!--bibdescbegin-->"Wales Marriages, 1541-1900," index, "FamilySearch" (https://familysearch.org). Index includes the IGI, digital copies of original records, and compiled records. FHL digital and microfilm copies. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.<!--bibdescend-->
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Information about creating source citations for FamilySearch Historical Collections is listed in the wiki article [[Help:How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections]].  
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Contents

Record Description

This index is an electronic index for the years 1541 to 1900.

It is not necessarily intended to index any specific set of records. This index is not complete for any particular place or region. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.

Genealogical Society of Utah. Wales Marriages. Index based on data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Record Content and Use

For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article Marriages Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records).

Coverage Table

The Coverage Table shows the places and time periods of the original records in this collection. The table indicates how many records the collection has from each place. Most of the records in the collection are from the time periods listed in the table; however, the collection may have a few records from before or after the time period.

Locality Births and Baptisms, 1586-1907, Marriages, 1541-1900 Deaths and Burials, 1586-1885
Anglesey 40,287 4,843 0
Brecon 27,624 4,271 0
Caernarvon 85,442 8,758 0
Cardigan 69,100 1,588 0
Carmarthen 83,862 3,402 0
Denbigh 45,479 4,464 3,905
Flint 71,155 1,513 9,908
Glamorgan 121,158 3,797 995
Merioneth 14,798 0 0
Monmouth 706 0 0
Montgomery 95,133 1,516 0
Pembroke 75,427 953 0
Radnor 12,204 295 0
Wales 31,017 4,230 301
Totals 773,392 39,630 15,109

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