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Female with the christian name of Douglas

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George_of_Westbury

George_of_Westbury Report 26 Mar 2013 13:56

This is a new one on me, but i have just found a marriage of a Charles Crick to a Douglas Ogden Roobottom in 1861, for a minute i thought it could be the first same sex marriage, but having googled, females did have the name Douglas in the 17th &18th centuries, although this marriage is in the 19th century

You learn something everyday.

Link to the BMD index
http://search.ancestry.co.uk/cgi-bin/sse.dll?rank=0&f7=1861&f6=136&f8=Jul-Aug-Sep&f5=9c&db=FreeBMDMarriage


Also on Ancestery is the marriage certificate on West Yorkshire marriages.


George

DazedConfused

DazedConfused Report 26 Mar 2013 14:20

And Pink was originally for boys and Blue for girls

And Florence was orginally a boys name.

:-D