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confirmation of marriage records please

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Karrie

Karrie Report 17 Apr 2013 16:21

I've been told that my great grandparents married on 25 Dec 1874 in Spitalfields - their names were John Fitzgerald and Mary Ann Kelly. I've looked on the marriage records but can't find them - can anyone confirm please? thanks.

Reggie

Reggie Report 17 Apr 2013 16:29

Which site's records have you looked at?

Reggie

Reggie Report 17 Apr 2013 16:30

Perhaps you were given duff info...........did they have children between 1874 and 1881?

Marriages Mar 1881 (>99%)
Fitzgerald John London C 1c 103
KELLY Mary Ann London C. 1c 103
Mayo Betsy London C. 1c 103
STANTON Alfred London C. 1c 103

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 17 Apr 2013 16:31

Name: Mary Ann Kelly
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1856
Age: 18
Spouse Name: John Fitzgerald
Spouse Age: 19
Record Type: Marriage
Event Date: 25 Dec 1874
Parish: Spitalfields Christ Church with St Mary and St Stephen
Borough: Tower Hamlets
Father Name: Kelly Henry
Spouse Father Name: Michael Fitzgerald
Register Type: Parish Register

Reggie

Reggie Report 17 Apr 2013 16:34

Good find, Shirley.........it isn't on freebmd, as far as I can see.

Karrie

Karrie Report 17 Apr 2013 16:37

Thanks for responses - Shirley this is the information I was given - where did you get it from and do you have the gro.gov record index so I can obtain a copy?
And yes Reggie their children were Mary Ann 1876, Ann Norah 1877, John 1879 & Michael 1881.
Thanks

EVEIE

EVEIE Report 17 Apr 2013 16:38

you are SURE that our transcription(s) below differs from the GRO index, you can submit a correction request by clicking on the Info button to the right of the entry in question.






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Marriages Mar 1881 (>99%)
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Fitzgerald John London C 1c 103 Scan available - click to view
KELLY Mary Ann London C. 1c 103 Scan available - click to view
Mayo Betsy London C. 1c 103 Scan available - click to view
STANTON Alfred London C. 1c 103 Scan available - click to view

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 17 Apr 2013 16:49

It's on ancestry London marriages however!,, looking at the record its struck through and annotated that an impediment was alleged by his father Michael
Fitzgerald so assume the marriage was voided.

They married later when they were both over 21 so didn't need fathers permissions

Karrie

Karrie Report 17 Apr 2013 16:57

OMG, thank you so much - this has been bugging me but you've cleared up the mystery for me. Thank you.

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 17 Apr 2013 22:39

Karrie

If you would like a copy of the parish record then PM me your email address and i will download it and pass it on too you.

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 17 Apr 2013 22:48

they put banns up again in 1875 may 2/9/16 but no marriage took place

Name: John Fitzgerrald
Spouse Name: Mary Ann Kelly
Record Type: Banns
Event Date: 16 May 1875
Parish: Spitalfields Christ Church with St Mary and St Stephen
Borough: Tower Hamlets
Register Type: Parish Register



Name: Mary Ann Fitzgerald
Record Type: Baptism
Baptism Date: 20 Feb 1876
Father's Name: John Fitzgerald
Mother's Name: Mary Ann Fitzgerald
Parish or Poor Law Union: Spitalfields Christ Church with St Mary and St Stephen
Borough: Tower Hamlets
Register Type: Parish Registers

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 18 Apr 2013 10:00

tried sending through the message system but the file wouldnt open so have sent by "normal" email