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hmmm not sure which way to go now..

I know the marriage took place in a Reg office, but it was by licence and I know that both parties were divorced.

wonder IF I contact the reg office they would be able to help me?
 

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Hi Julie,

The best bet is the local registry office. Hopefully you have the relevant information and dates.

You could also use the GRO website
Records held by the General Register Office

The following tables indicate the records that are held by the General Register Office and the dates they cover.
Records recorded in England and Wales
Record held
Explanation
From - To
Birth, marriage and death registers
A record of all events recorded
July 1837 - 18 months prior to the present date
Adopted Children Register
A record of all adoptions granted by courts
1927 – present date
Abandoned Children Register
A record of all abandoned babies whose parentage is unknown
1977 – present date
Thomas Coram Register
A record of children given into the care of the Foundling Hospital
1853 – 1948
Parental Order Register
A record of all births that have been re-registered on production of a court order where a child has been born via a surrogacy agreement
1994 – present date
Hope that helps,

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Dave
 

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Hi Julie

I think that to get married in a registry office you have to have a licence as you cannot have your banns read in church on the three Sundays before.

Actually, now I am not sure. There is the intent published at the registry office isn't there for a period of time.

This must be different to a licence though because people who are critically ill can get a licence and marry in hospital.

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Hi Tom,

yea thats what I thought, I know when I got married the 'intent' had to be published for 2 weeks, (which I presume is the Reg office version of Banns)

I know its only three years since I got married but for the life of me I can't remember that much about it!! (and I organised most of it!!) :rolleyes: :cool:
 

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