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MarysRoots Report 29 Sep 2012 16:20


Anyone know if Archives give more information than a search on GR on any other online sites

Thank you


Jonesey Report 29 Sep 2012 16:52

More information on what type of search?


MarysRoots Report 29 Sep 2012 17:04


I have found a marriage for James Jackson and Jane Williams It just gives names and date 25th Feb 1811 Rowley Regis W ,John Willies and I wondered if I went to Archives if they may have more info ie:- ages, parents name anything that may help




lostmeboardname Report 29 Sep 2012 17:11

I have the Rowley Regis disc and the only information it has on it is
25th February 1811
James Jackson batchelor
Jane Williams spinster.
witness John Willies.


lostmeboardname Report 29 Sep 2012 17:12

on the 8thApril 1811 John Willies marries a Prudence Woolley
witness Mary Massey.
dont know if these are also connected to your family or not.


MarysRoots Report 29 Sep 2012 17:26


Maybe, I have Woolley on my tree but not a Prudence but it sounds likely



MarysRoots Report 29 Sep 2012 17:29

I do have Rowley disc 1539 - 1812 but it's skimpy with info




mgnv Report 29 Sep 2012 17:50

Lord Rose's Act was passed in July 1812 and came into effect 31/12/1812.
It specified the use of pre-printed baptismal, marriage and burial registers.
Before that, the info recorded seems to be pretty much up to each individual vicar, although a (very) few did use similar pre-printed registers.
My guess is there won't be any extra info in the original 1811 record beyond the groom/bride names and date, except maybe the parish they were from.


MarysRoots Report 29 Sep 2012 17:59


Thank you all for your help maybe that is all the info i can get on the marriage



Gwyn in Kent

Gwyn in Kent Report 29 Sep 2012 19:18

If either of the couple had a later marriage after 1837 you might get the father's name that way.

Banns of marriage will sometimes show the parish where the man or woman are resident. This may or may not be the place of birth.



MarysRoots Report 29 Sep 2012 20:15

Thank you I'll see if I can find them after 1837 then

Thank you