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From: judy olsen <>
Subject: Re: [CHS] AGE of MARRIAGE WITNESSES.
Date: Thu, 15 Jan 2009 17:38:54 +0000
I looked up the witnesses from my gt gt granfathers marriage in the
1880s and found that one was clearly under age.
I don't know if that would have made the marriage void, but it's a
bit of a technicality it was bigamous anyway!
On 10 Jan 2009, at 23:15, wrote:
> When I married in 1987 I was told that the witnesses who sign the
> register/certificate must be 18 or older. My God-daughter, who was
> 15 and a bridesmaid,
> couldn't sign. As far as I know this still stands but when it was
> I don't know.
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