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Re: Help! Who is this marriage witness
« Reply #9 on: Thursday 11 October 18 18:48 BST (UK) »
Thanks all for your suggestions

Could you maybe copy some more of the text of the certificate (for comparison of letters and writing style) including the names of those married (which we might be able to cross check with a transcribed record)? Thanks?

The couple are Christopher William Raven and Florence Edna Frith, married 14/5/1932, Purleigh, Essex (in Maldon district). I'm guessing the witness is a Frith relative, but I'm sticking to the mantra of "type" what you see and I can't be 100% sure it says Frith!
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Re: Help! Who is this marriage witness
« Reply #10 on: Thursday 11 October 18 18:50 BST (UK) »
Here's the whole record. I notice the bride does her "F" in a similar way to the witness...
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Re: Help! Who is this marriage witness
« Reply #11 on: Thursday 11 October 18 18:58 BST (UK) »
So A J Frith and M V Frith are going to be her parents then.  They are both on the 1939 in Maldon.

Their marriage was found by Rosie99.

Added: Both sets of parents have acted as witnesses.
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