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Offline dawnsh

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Re: Divorce in 1939
« Reply #9 on: Sunday 04 February 18 11:01 GMT (UK) »
There's a minimum of 6 weeks between the decree nisi and absolute.

As a word of caution, I experienced this myself and HMCTS confirmed it, many people got the nisi
but never went back to court to make it absolute so legally they were never divorced and subsequent marriages are bigamous.

There are no records for decrees nisi.

Census information Crown Copyright, from www.nationalarchives.gov.uk

Sherry-Paddington & Marylebone,
Longhurst-Ealing & Capel, Abinger, Ewhurst & Ockley,
Chandler-Chelsea

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Re: Divorce in 1939
« Reply #10 on: Sunday 04 February 18 11:12 GMT (UK) »
Thanks.  I'm more interested in him than her, and as he never re-married, there are no [possibly] bigamous marriages for me to fret about ;)

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Re: Divorce in 1939
« Reply #11 on: Sunday 04 February 18 11:22 GMT (UK) »
I don't even know if it's the correct case as I don't have full access to the newspaper! I can see a bit about  Richard and Dora Noble in The Daily Herald

The Times, 23 July 1940
Law Report, July 22
High Court of Justice
Probate, Divorce and Admiralty Division
Before Mr. Justice Bucknill
His Lordship made absolute the decrees nisi in the following 193 Matrimonial Causes...
Noble D. A. v. Noble R. H.

Apologies if it's the wrong one

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Re: Divorce in 1939
« Reply #12 on: Sunday 04 February 18 12:08 GMT (UK) »
Thanks, but they're not the folks I'm after  ;D
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Re: Divorce in 1939
« Reply #13 on: Sunday 04 February 18 13:06 GMT (UK) »
That's a shame. And a Dora A Noble/Wilson married in Q3 1940 too.
Maybe your folks might also be in those Times lists.
John