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1844 Dublin Marriage License Query

curnow28

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I have found a record of a Marriage by License in 1844 between Dennis Dove (a British soldier) and Caroline Cochrane in the 'Dublin, Ireland, Probate Record and Marriage License Index, 1270-1858'. I am trying to find out more details about this marriage, particularly if Caroline was Irish. Does anyone know how I can find out any further details about this marriage. If they married by license does that mean they would not have had a proper marriage certificate at this time? I'd appreciate any advice. Thank you
 
DENNIS DOVE. COLON SERGEANT 34TH REGIMENT. PORTOBELLO BARRACKS, DUBLIN.

CAROLINE COCHRANE. SPINSTER, PORTOBELLO BARRACKS, DUBLIN.
Witness 1 JOHN COCHRANE, Witness 2 ANNE CAMPBELL
https://churchrecords.irishgenealogy.ie/churchrecords/details/9681750571554?b=https://churchrecords.irishgenealogy.ie/churchrecords/search.jsp?namefm=DENNIS&namel=+DOVE+&location=dublin&yyfrom=1844&yyto=1844&submit=Search

This is probably them in 1861...
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M7RF-SQ9
Also in 1871..
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VRFC-LV2

These would make Caroline born c1826 Ireland.

FamilySearch tree...
https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/LDYN-CQV

Caroline in 1881, no Dennis...
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q27Q-WK7N
 
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Thank you so much for that! I have the records for them from 1850s onwards but struggled to find the marriage - so that is greatly appreciated
 
I can't seem to find a corresponding record in civil registration for this marriage - do you have any ideas on that? I am keen to get a marriage certificate if I can to find out about Caroline's father is possible.
 
Name - DENNIS DOVE - CAROLINE COCKRANE
Address PORTOBELLO BARRACKS
Occupation- COLON SERGEANT 34TH REG N/R
Father - DOVE COCKRANE

The church register page containing this record has not yet been imaged.
 
I can't seem to find a corresponding record in civil registration for this marriage - do you have any ideas on that? I am keen to get a marriage certificate if I can to find out about Caroline's father is possible.

Not 100% sure but I don't think civil registration started until 1845.
 
According to one site
Civil registration of all births, marriages, and deaths in Ireland began in 1864
(except for non-Catholic marriages, for which registration started in 1845)
 
According to one site
Civil registration of all births, marriages, and deaths in Ireland began in 1864
(except for non-Catholic marriages, for which registration started in 1845)

Thanks Dave I was'nt sure. It says on the record that Denomination CI which I think is Church of Ireland.
 
Civil registration of non RC marriages in Ireland started on 1st April 1845. This marriage was before that so the only record is the church record. Those records did sometimes contain the fathers names (especially by the 1830s and 1840s) but I don’t think it does in this case as it would probably be listed on the irishgenealogy transcript.
 
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