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Confusion, please help!!!

Hi, My names Clare and Im new, not only to this forum but also at searching my family tree, I would be grateful if anyone could help with the brick wall that I have it, Basically i know my great grandfather was called Bernard Burgin and my great grandmother was called Elsie Lightowler, Not 100% sure of birthdates but around 1895 give or take a few years, I know they married in 1917 as I found their marriage certificate which says Pontefract, My problem is that on the same date but in Rotherham a Bernard Burgin married a Betsy Burgin, could this be the same people? if so why is the place diffferent? If its not then why do they both have the same surname? I did find a birth date for a Betsy Burgin in 1896, also according to the 1939 census Betsy and Bernard Burgin are living together but not a Elsie and Bernard, (there son David was born in 1939 so I presume they were both still together), Im so confused, please can anybody help me understand, thank you

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