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ages of marriage witnesses

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I've looked at countless websites to try and find out if a witness to a marriage in victorian Britain had to be of a certain age, i.e. over 21 ? Does anyone know the answer to this ? There are lots of warnings that ages were often falsified, so at what stage were the bride & groom asked to provide proof of age to marry ? I'd also like to know if an immigrant wanting to marry in the UK in 1867 would have had to provide proof of age, parentage etc. If anyone can answer these questions it just might provide a tiny breakthrough !
Thanks, katiejane.:)
 

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