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Marriage

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Stuart

Stuart Report 7 Jan 2013 12:27

How do you know the marriage and child are connected?

Would access to Parish Records reveal anything?

Janet

Janet Report 7 Jan 2013 12:11

Just thinking outside the box.
1Could the father and mother have been married.
2 The child born .
3The mother died .
4The father remarried .
-jl

Jonesey

Jonesey Report 6 Jan 2013 21:50

Now I understand the "Way too early" statement..

MarysRoots

MarysRoots Report 6 Jan 2013 21:45

The marriage is 1778 so I cannot get cert and I'm at a loss to know how to check it

Thank you

Mary :-(

Jonesey

Jonesey Report 6 Jan 2013 21:39

Not sure what you mean by "Way too early for certificate".

You obviously and quite correctly do not want your tree to contain inaccurate information so before adding anything to your tree proof must first be obtained. I would suggest that if it is important enough for you to have these people in your tree then you must be prepared to spend some money to obtain the proof needed. If you only know the mothers first name how can you be sure that you have the correct birth registration for the child. The child's birth registration if after 1911 shows its mother's maiden name.

MarysRoots

MarysRoots Report 6 Jan 2013 21:34

Its way to early for certificate, I wondered if there is any other way I can check details before adding info I have to my tree I don't want to add marriage if it's the wrong one and I only know christian name for wife

Thank you

Mary

Jonesey

Jonesey Report 6 Jan 2013 21:29

Under usual circumstances a child born before its parents married should be registered under its mothers surname but people do not always tell the truth when registering a birth. If the father was present at the birth registration and agreed that he was the child;s father then the birth would also be registered under his surname as well as being registered under the mothers surname. Both would be given the same reference number. I.E. only one registration but under both surnames.

The only way to be sure that you have found the correct marriage is to purchase a copy of the certificate which hopefully will show sufficient details of the couples addresses and fathers to enable you to reach a conclusion.

GlitterBaby

GlitterBaby Report 6 Jan 2013 21:25

Not always

My grandmother was born before her parents married

MarysRoots

MarysRoots Report 6 Jan 2013 21:23

Hello,
Is there anyway I can check a marriage?? I have found a marriage but it is after the birth of the first child, If this is the correct marriage would the child not be in mothers maiden name

Regards

Mary