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Why didn't they marry locally?


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Just come back from the archives looking for marriage details of family ancestors and found although they were baptised at the church and buried there, none of them married there. It's the Parish Church and registered for marriages. Of all the marriages of my ancestors only one was not Church of England. Some married in Rotherham town and the rest in Sheffield. So any ideas why they might not choose to marry there. Did some churches charge bigger fees than others?

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