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This is one Daveham come across


It has a column for Age and the minister wrote 'Above' for the groom and 'Under' for the bride :eek:


Anyone else got any funny or weird notations to add :biggrin:
 

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I've come across all sorts of things in the NSW marriage registers.

All the marriages conducted on one day by a particular minister had to be re-entered in the register because he did not get the bride and groom to sign. Did he get them all back from their honeymoons to sign the rewritten entries? :D Or did he fake all the signatures?
 

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I've only seen one minister (of the parish of St Philip's Sydney) so far out of about 50 in NSW who numbers the entries in the register with roman numerals. :rolleyes: He can count not like some others who have to make corrections to the running sequence.
 
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I've come across all sorts of things in the NSW marriage registers.

All the marriages conducted on one day by a particular minister had to be re-entered in the register because he did not get the bride and groom to sign. Did he get them all back from their honeymoons to sign the rewritten entries? :D Or did he fake all the signatures?

So if they didnt get back to sign it for another month would they have been legally married for that month or legally married from the date they went back and signed it:confused: Wally minister :2fun::2fun: A lot signed with a X back then so easy enough to fake their signature :biggrin:
 
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I have a death cert. which states the deceased as

62 years 9 months and 22 days old :rolleyes: His wife was precise with his age :rolleyes:

Brings his date of birth back to 4 March 1830........... And still cant find any record of birth/baptism :2fun::2fun:
 

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Some years ago I read an ancestors divorce papers, hand written on the edge of the certificate was a notation that the woman had remarried before the time limit of 3 months(decree) was up.
She had to wait the extra 5 weeks before remarrying..again.
So I had 2 second marriage dates.:biggrin:
The first one must have been annulled.
 

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Some years ago I read an ancestors divorce papers, hand written on the edge of the certificate was a notation that the woman had remarried before the time limit of 3 months(decree) was up.
She had to wait the extra 5 weeks before remarrying..again.
So I had 2 second marriage dates.:biggrin:
The first one must have been annulled.

2 cakes maybe :biggrin: Oh and wonder if they got another lot of pressys:rolleyes::2fun::2fun:
 

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Just noticed this one while searching:

name: Ann Habakkuk Sawtell
gender: Female
baptism/christening date: 30 Jul 1733
baptism/christening place: ST LAWRENCE JEWRY AND ST MARY MAGDALENE MILK STRLON,LONDON,LONDON,ENGLAND
 

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Cowboy noted as occupation on a USA census. I thought a gun slinging saloon drinking cowboy :biggrin: It was a Cow Boy as in someone who looks after cows:rolleyes:
 

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