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Soiled Marriage certificate

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Sheila

Sheila Report 5 May 2013 20:27

I am not sure if I am supposed to ask this, on Ancestry marriages London up to 1921 there is a marriage1915 of a Albert Edward Adams and Nora Cowling which says soiled. I cannot find this again later on in the records, anybody any ideas. Sheila

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+++DetEcTive+++ Report 5 May 2013 20:34

It's 'Spoiled' and looks as if the entry was partially completed, but the ceremony didn't take place.

Albert Adams
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1891
Age: 25
Spouse Name: Norah Cowling
Spouse Age: 24
Record Type: Marriage
Event Date: 11 Jun 1916
Parish: Poplar St Saviour
Borough: Tower Hamlets
Father Name: Adams
Spouse Father Name: Harry Cowling
Register Type: Parish Register



Have you found a corresponding entry on the GRO index?

Sheila

Sheila Report 5 May 2013 20:39

No I have not, I wondered because he was a soldier he did not turn up? But surely they would not have written it out! Sheila Thanks for looking.

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+++DetEcTive+++ Report 5 May 2013 20:40

Could this be Norah?

Norah Cowling
Spouse Surname: Mills, George R
Date of Registration: Apr-May-Jun 1917
Registration district: Mile End Old Town
Inferred County: Middlesex
Volume Number: 1c
Page Number: 478

Sheila

Sheila Report 5 May 2013 20:42

Hi I wondered that, it was Albert Edward Adams I was interested in! Sheila Thanks

Sheila

Sheila Report 5 May 2013 20:42

Hi I wondered that, it was Albert Edward Adams I was interested in! Sheila Thanks

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+++DetEcTive+++ Report 5 May 2013 20:45

There are some entries which have 'cancelled' through them!

Which line are you following? If it's Albert Edward Adams, have you been able to find his service record? That might give some clues if he'd been mobilized

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+++DetEcTive+++ Report 5 May 2013 20:52

???
British Army WWI Service Records, 1914-1920

Albert Edward Adams
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1892
Age at enlistment: 23
Residence: 40 Grenade Street, Limehouse
Document Year: 1915
Regimental Number: 5989
Regiment Name: Lincolnshire Regiment
Number of images: 8

Parents William and Emma of the same address - no spouse or dependents written on the record and he was 'home' until Feb 1917.
Reported as a POW 11 Mar 1917, discharged to the Reserves 10 Mar 1919

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+++DetEcTive+++ Report 5 May 2013 20:54

Or this one?

Albert Edward Adams
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1892
Age at enlistment: 23
Residence: 151 Ashley Rd, Bournemouth E
Document Year: 1915
Regimental Number: 1640
Regiment Name: 'B' Battery Brigade
Number of images: 3

He was a Butcher- No dependents - nok Albert Adams

On reflection, neither military records could be right. The 'spoiled' MC states that his father was deceased.

Gwyn in Kent

Gwyn in Kent Report 5 May 2013 20:57

Maybe he hadn't asked the Army's permission to marry....?
This was required at one time.

There is no middle name on the register.
Why did you think it was 'your' Albert.... or are you seeking him in any place?

Gwyn

Sheila

Sheila Report 5 May 2013 22:05

Albert had the right fathers name and I have checked the records born in Finchley mother Sarah Adams at the correct address seemed to be in France 25.10.1915 to 12.5.11916 this is on the pensions records.