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Short Guide 5 - Index to the abstract of all licences for marriage granted to free persons, 17 March 1813-26 December 1827

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Abbreviations used in the Index
daur
daughter
Revd Reverend
Supt Superintendent

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State Records' Short Guides are designed to provide easy reference to record series relating to a particular subject or area of research. This guide provides an Index to the Abstract of all licences for marriage granted to free persons, 17 March 1813-26 December 1827. It was previously published as Information Leaflet 39.

The index to the Abstract of all Licences for Marriage granted to Free Persons, 17 March 1813-26 December 1827, NRS 1037. Information given in the Abstract includes number of licence; date of licence; names of parties; and, where, when and by whom the marriage was solemnised. In many cases name of parent (father or mother), name of previous spouse (for women only), occupation, and place of residence are also recorded.

The Abstract has been reproduced on microfiche (Fiche 836) and is available for purchase. It has been distributed as part of the Archives Resources Kit.

Other copies of the Abstract are also available for searching in State Records' Reading Room on microfilm reel 2281 and photocopy COD 10.

This Index records the name of the party; description and/or residence (as provided); date of licence; page in the Abstract; and, the number of the licence.