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Looking for parish records for a marriage.

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Sally Report 25 Nov 2012 18:13

I'm trying to find the parish records for a marriage in 1894, between William Henry Stone and Rosa Annie White.
Their banns were posted on 7 Jan 1894 at Battersea Rise St Mark, Wandsworth, although the groom lived in the parish of St John's Battersea. They definitely married as the marriage was registered in Q1 1894 in Wandsworth, but I can't find the marriage in either St Mark's or St John's.
Any suggestions please?

Many Thanks



KathleenBell Report 25 Nov 2012 18:56

If you buy the marriage certificate it will tell you where they married.

Kath. x

Chris in Sussex

Chris in Sussex Report 25 Nov 2012 18:59

The images for St John Battersea 1894 are not on Ancestry. They jump from 1889 to 1896.

The Banns register for St Mark has the entries are either written over with 'Married' or 'Certified' so would suggest those 'Certified' did not marry there....And their marriage was 'Certified'.

It may mean you will have to buy the certificate.



Sally Report 25 Nov 2012 19:01

Thanks Kath, unfortunately my friend who this info is for, doesn't really want to do that unless absolutely necessary. She is only hunting for the parish records so as to confirm the names of the couple's fathers.


greyghost Report 25 Nov 2012 19:02

Could the marriage have been in a register office?


Eileen Report 25 Nov 2012 19:38

Rosa Annie White daughter of James and Eliza baptised St Anne's Wandsworth 10/1/1869 James is a shoemaker.


Kucinta Report 25 Nov 2012 20:06

The groom?

This baptism and the one Eileen posted for Rosa tie in with the couple's ages and birthplace in census 1911.

Name: William Henry Stone
Record Type: Baptism
Baptism Date: 24 Mar 1867
Father's Name: Immanuel Stone
Mother's Name: Matilda Stone
Parish or Poor Law Union: Battersea St John
Borough: Wandsworth
Register Type: Parish Registers

Father a labourer.

Census 1911:

Married 17 yrs, 5 children born, 4 living, 1 deceased.

Address: Mission Cottages Eustace Road Ipswich County: Suffolk

STONE, William Henry Head Married M 44 1867 Chemical Labourer Battersea Surrey
STONE, Rosa Annie Wife Married17 years F 42 1869 Battersea Surrey
STONE, William Walter Arkenan Son Single M 16 1895 Greengrocer Brixton Surrey
STONE, Rosa Matilda Daughte F 14 1897 Brixton Surrey
STONE, James Albert Son M 11 1900 School Penge Kent
STONE, Frederick Arthur Son M 9 1902 School Penge Kent


Kucinta Report 25 Nov 2012 20:14


Name: Immanuel Stone - labourer
Age: Full Age
Spouse Name: Amelia Matilda Steptoe
Record Type: Marriage
Event Date: 16 May 1864
Parish: Battersea St John
Borough: Wandsworth
Father Name: William Stone - labourer
Spouse Father Name: Thomas Steptoe - labourer
Register Type: Parish Register

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Sally Report 25 Nov 2012 20:36

Thanks everyone for all your help. I'm sure she'll be extremely pleased for all your information.

Many Thanks