The IGI provided the date on which banns
were called, the
parish and the names of the two partners.
In some cases, banns were called in more than one parish,
because the couple came from different parishes.
In this case, the banns were sometimes
called on the same day in both parishes and sometimes at different
the Registry indexes from 1837 showed the name of the person getting
the quarter and year and the registration district.
From 1912, the records also show the
surname of the person to whom they were getting married, thus enabling
cross-reference to that person’s full name.
the Registry indexes from 1855 showed the name of the person marrying,
and the registration district.
1930, they also show the surname of the person to whom they were
From 1837, I have added the names of the
spouse, and the
father and the mother of the person marrying, where I knew that
that there were no recorded female marriages in England prior to 1837.
Scottish Male Marriages
Prior to 1855
Scottish Male Marriages 1855-1957
Marriages Prior to 1855
English Male Marriages Prior to 1837
English Male Marriages 1837-1957
English Female Marriages 1837-1957
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