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Re: Do Marriage Licenses always carry the father's name?
« Reply #9 on: Monday 08 July 19 15:04 BST (UK) »
I would suggest that you contact the relevant Archives for the Diocese, and see whether the Bonds and Allegations have survived - looks like Herefordshire Archive and Records Centre.

https://www.herefordshire.gov.uk/info/200164/archives
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Re: Do Marriage Licenses always carry the father's name?
« Reply #10 on: Monday 08 July 19 15:15 BST (UK) »
Marriage licence bonds and allegations. Durham University Library  - Special Collections - Family history
"What family history information will I find with the marriage licence records?
.  The allegations are mainly useful for those who are under 21,in which case parental consent is required and names of parents will be recorded in the allegation. "
https://www.dur.ac.uk/library/asc/collection_information/family.records/marriage

Marrying by Licence: Marriage Bonds and Allegations; University of York; Borthwick Institute
https://www.york.ac.uk/media/borthwick/documents/5marriagebonds.pdf
This shows examples, including for a bride under 21.

Marriage Licences, Bonds and Allegations. Durham County Record Office
www.durhamrecordoffice.org.uk/article/10616/Marriage-Licence-Bonds-and-Allegations
The article explains what information such records contain.
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Re: Do Marriage Licenses always carry the father's name?
« Reply #11 on: Monday 08 July 19 15:31 BST (UK) »
I would suggest that you contact the relevant Archives for the Diocese, and see whether the Bonds and Allegations have survived - looks like Herefordshire Archive and Records Centre.

I believe Much Wenlock is in Shropshire: https://www.shropshirearchives.org.uk/collections/

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Re: Do Marriage Licenses always carry the father's name?
« Reply #12 on: Monday 08 July 19 15:41 BST (UK) »
Thanks for the replies, everyone!

Slightly confusingly Carol, Much Wenlock is in the county of Shropshire but in the Diocese of Hereford - the ecclesiastical areas overlap differently to the county boundaries.

Does anyone know of a contact for the HARC? I looked on the website but could only see a general contact form for council issues. I also assume there are no online records and it can only be viewed in person?

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Re: Do Marriage Licenses always carry the father's name?
« Reply #13 on: Monday 08 July 19 15:49 BST (UK) »
Yes, I looked for the Diocesan records, so Herefordshire  :-\

There is an e-mail address for the Archives - ask them the question as to whether the documents have survived - archives at herefordshire.gov.uk  - substitute @ for "at" and remove the spaces - RootsChat doesn't like us to detail e-mail addresses to avoid spamming.



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Re: Do Marriage Licenses always carry the father's name?
« Reply #14 on: Monday 08 July 19 15:54 BST (UK) »
Understood, thanks for the address BumbleB, I'll drop them a line!

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Re: Do Marriage Licenses always carry the father's name?
« Reply #15 on: Monday 08 July 19 16:07 BST (UK) »
Yes I was aware that diocesan boundaries don't always coincide with counties (I worked for the Church of England insurer!) but I'd failed to notice that licences were the issue here ::)
Those records are likely to be held by the diocese.

It appears that Shropshire has the PRs, Hereford has the BTs, but neither claims to have the marriage licence records.

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Re: Do Marriage Licenses always carry the father's name?
« Reply #16 on: Monday 08 July 19 17:29 BST (UK) »
https://www.herefordshire.gov.uk/info/200164/herefordshire_archive_and_records_centre/83/visit_herefordshire_archive_and_records_centre/2

Says marriage bonds and allegations are on microfilm, most likely not on line

Mike

I should have shrunk that link :) :)