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PARISH RECORD FOR 1783 MARRIAGES

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Linda

Linda Report 25 Jul 2013 10:52

What information do you see on the parish records for a marriage in 1783. Does it show the brides parents? (On Genes or at the record office).

I have a typed entry which shows the marriage of Thomas Moores b 1758 to Mary Ellison b 1762 on 26th April, 1783 by license. It states Mary was a widow at the time. She gave birth to a daughter Sarah in July of the same year. All these people where born and married in Frodsham, Cheshire. I am trying to ascertain if this 'widow marker' was an error or fact.


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Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 25 Jul 2013 11:01

No they are only parish records and didnt show at that time any parent/fathers names.

Sometimes .if you are lucky .one of the witnesses may be family

Chris in Sussex

Chris in Sussex Report 25 Jul 2013 11:07

As they married by Licence there may be more detail in that, assuming it has survived.

This explains more about Cheshire Licences....

https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/England_Cheshire_Marriage_Allegations_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records)

I do not know if they are available online.

Chris

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 25 Jul 2013 11:10

looks like the Banns or marriage intention she is still listed as a widow

Parish Record Collection - Marriage Record

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Event Type: Intended marriage
Event Date: 26 Apr 1783
Event Year: 1783
Groom's Forename: Thomas
Groom's Surname: Moores
Groom's Age: 21
Groom's Status: Batchelor
Groom's Occupation: Schoolmaster
Groom's Residence: Frodsham, Chester
Groom's Birth Place:
Groom's Father's Name:
Groom's Mother's Name:
Bride's Forename: Mary
Bride's Surname: Ellison
Bride's Age: 21
Bride's Status: Widowed
Bride's Residence: Frodsham, Chester
Bride's Birth Place:
Bride's Father's Name:
Bride's Mother's Name:
Notes:
Parish: Frodsham
County: Cheshire
Record source: Cheshire Marriage licence bonds and allegations 1606-1905
Data provider: Cheshire Archives and Local Studies

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 25 Jul 2013 11:11

then the actual marriage
Parish Record Collection - Marriage Record

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Groom's Forename: Thomas
Groom's Surname: Moores
Groom's Age:
Groom's Birth Place:
Groom's Status:
Groom's Father's Name:
Groom's Mother's Name:
Bride's Forename: Mary
Bride's Surname: Ellinson
Bride's Age:
Bride's Birth Place:
Bride's Status:
Bride's Father's Name:
Brides Mother's Name:
Date of Marriage: 26 Apr 1783
Year of Marriage: 1783
Place of Marriage: Frodsham
By Banns or Licence:
Groom's Residence: Frodsham
Bride's Residence: Frodsham
Notes:
Parish:
City or Town: Frodsham
County: Cheshire
Record source: Diocese of Chester Bishop's Transcripts of Marriages
Data provider: Cheshire Archives and Local Studies

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 25 Jul 2013 11:21

the parish record states then both as 21years and upwards so may have been older than 21

Linda

Linda Report 25 Jul 2013 11:38

Thank you all very much for your comments and information, seems like it could be sometime before I find Mary's first marriage and maiden name.