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Divorce Records

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nameslessone Report 19 Aug 2013 14:25

Thanks Chris in Sussex

Chris in Sussex

Chris in Sussex Report 19 Aug 2013 11:11

I cannot find anything in Herber's 'Ancestral Trails', my bible, about the term RNR.
If you are around at the right time you could ask the NA on their 'live chat' service or by their 'contact form'.

Scroll down to 'Other ways to contact us'.



nameslessone Report 19 Aug 2013 10:51

I visited the National Archives recently because I had found they had divorce records for a family member.

I could only access the original petition and response everything else was closed for 100 years (1920 - 2021).

Where the term Decree Nisi was printed in a list on the outside of the document it was crossed out and RNR written in in pencil. Anyone know what that means?


Cynthia Report 18 Aug 2013 17:37

Hello Chris and welcome to the Community Boards :-)

As Chris is a new poster, I'll send a friendly message on how to return to her thread. :-)


ArgyllGran Report 17 Aug 2013 17:37

For USA:


ArgyllGran Report 17 Aug 2013 17:26

Try here:

and here for info on more recent divorces:

I'm assuming you mean UK divorces?


Chris Report 17 Aug 2013 17:16

Can someone enlighten me as to how I access divorce records please