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Re: Marriage Licences
« Reply #9 on: Saturday 17 June 17 00:16 BST (UK) »

Nell - Think that is the one Matt is looking for  :)

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Re: Marriage Licences
« Reply #10 on: Monday 19 June 17 20:11 BST (UK) »
I don't know what search terms you used on the Internet Archive (I used Sussex Marriage Licences) , but there is this volume too:

https://archive.org/stream/calendarofsussex01chicuoft#page/n13/mode/2up

The same book is available on the link that Claire gave, but it might take a little while to download.

Nell

Hi Nell

I tried this link again today and got it working. I think I must have had problems with the website on the first day I tried.

I don't suppose you know if Marriage Licences for Kent post 1750 can be seen online? In particular 1751-1800.

Thanks again

Matt

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Re: Marriage Licences
« Reply #11 on: Monday 19 June 17 20:34 BST (UK) »
I'm afraid I don't have much personal experience of searching for Kent records.

Have you checked the Kent Resources board here on RootsChat where a large number of resources are listed, with links.

Also check all the listings of the main genealogy sites - there might be something useful on them.  Free 14 day trials are often available.

Otherwise, a good search engine might assist!  ;)

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Re: Marriage Licences
« Reply #12 on: Tuesday 20 June 17 22:23 BST (UK) »
I'm afraid I don't have much personal experience of searching for Kent records.

Have you checked the Kent Resources board here on RootsChat where a large number of resources are listed, with links.

Also check all the listings of the main genealogy sites - there might be something useful on them.  Free 14 day trials are often available.

Otherwise, a good search engine might assist!  ;)

Nell

Hi Nell

Yes I've tried most of those and I'll keep looking around. The internet doesn't defeat me that easily lol! I usually download books like this from Google Books or the Internet Archive but couldn't find the volumes I want. Of course it might simply be a technical issue.

If I can't view them online I am sure the volumes will be available in London at the National Archives, British Library, or Society of Genealogists.

Matt

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Re: Marriage Licences
« Reply #13 on: Tuesday 20 June 17 22:25 BST (UK) »
Just a quick question about the Kent Marriage Licence. Can anyone tell me if the date in the books is the date of the marriage or just the date the licence was issued? I have found some entries which are dated before the date that I have for the marriage.

Many thanks in advance

Matt

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Re: Marriage Licences
« Reply #14 on: Yesterday at 06:58 »
The date quoted on the Bond and/or Allegation is the date of issue, not the date of the marriage.
Transcriptions and NBI are merely finding aids.  They are NOT a substitute for original record entries.
Remember - "They'll be found when they want to be found" !!!
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Re: Marriage Licences
« Reply #15 on: Today at 01:05 »
The date quoted on the Bond and/or Allegation is the date of issue, not the date of the marriage.

Hiya

Thanks for confirming that. In some cases I've noticed the date given in the text is the same as the marriage date or the day before. I guess in these cases the wedding must have taken place in haste.

Many thanks again

Mayy

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Re: Marriage Licences
« Reply #16 on: Today at 07:02 »
Yes, one of the reasons for obtaining a licence was to do away with having to wait for the banns to be read.
Transcriptions and NBI are merely finding aids.  They are NOT a substitute for original record entries.
Remember - "They'll be found when they want to be found" !!!
Archbell - anywhere, any date
Kendall - WRY
Milner - WRY
Appleyard - WRY