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Details included on a Marriage Cert
« on: Monday 25 January 10 15:15 GMT (UK) »
The following details are included on an Irish Civil Marriage Cert

 Registration District, County etc 
 Name of Church or Registry Office
 Date of Marriage
 Name & Surname of bride & groom 
 Ages of bride & groom 
 Condition of bride & groom 
 Rank or Profession of bride & groom 
 Residence of bride and groom at time of Marriage
 Fathers names and occupations
 Name of priest/minister or Registrar
 names of witnesses
 (plus 'signature' of bride & groom)

 All marriages were registered from 1864. In addition to this Non-Catholic marriages, (i.e. Church of Ireland, Registry Office etc) were registered from 1845.

 Age is often entered as 'full', other possible options include an age given in years, or minor if under 21.
 Condition is usually one of Bachelor, Spinster, Widow, Widower etc

You can search the Irish Civil BMD index on familysearch at this link

The familysearch index holds records for the Republic of Ireland  to 1958 and Northern Ireland to the end of 1921.

See these topic for details on ordering certs :
 Ordering Certs from GRO Roscommon
 Ordering N.I.certificates

(4/3/2013 updated link)
Remember to check the Resource boards :  Ireland, Dublin, Antrim & Cork (and stickies at the top of other county sub-forums)    
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