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Offline Wrexthedragon

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Inconsistency on North Wales BMD website
« on: Wednesday 07 June 17 08:58 BST (UK) »
Just for your reference, I have discovered an inconsistency with the North Wales BMD website (maybe the UKBMD is the same).
When I searched for a marriage using forenames and surnames nothing appeared. However, using the option of searching by first letter of surname I found the record (spelt exactly as my original search!).
So my point is don't give up when the search by forename and surname fails, try the other method. It worked for me and will hopefully work for you and save hours of searching and head scratching.
Good luck!

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Re: Inconsistency on North Wales BMD website
« Reply #1 on: Wednesday 07 June 17 10:18 BST (UK) »
I don't know how that happened - some mistake like a 1 instead of a lower-case L, or 0 for O in the transcription?

I once failed to find a marriage from FreeBMD on NorthWales until I found it was registered there in a different year: definitely the same marriage - probably happened on Dec 31st or something. Sorry I don't t recall the instance.

Then there's those "Registry Office or Registrar Attended" weddings that were actually at some obscure Nonconformist chapel.
Skelcey (Skelsey Skelcy Skeley Shelsey Kelcy Skelcher) - Warks, Yorks, Lancs <br />Hancox - Warks<br />Green - Warks<br />Draper - Warks<br />Lynes - Warks<br />Hudson - Warks<br />Morris - Denbs Mont Salop <br />Davies - Cheshire, North Wales<br />Fellowes - Cheshire, Denbighshire<br />Owens - Cheshire/North Wales<br />Hicks - Cornwall<br />Lloyd and Jones (Mont)<br />Rhys/Rees (Mont)

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Re: Inconsistency on North Wales BMD website
« Reply #2 on: Wednesday 07 June 17 10:56 BST (UK) »
It may be spelling variations, phonetic search is an option.
Warks:Ashford;Cadby;Clarke;Clifford;Cooke Copage;Easthope;
Salop:Easthope,Eddowes,Hoorde,Oteley,Vernon,Talbot,De Neville.
India Kane;Felton;Cadby
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