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From: David Stirling <>
Subject: [LAN] Marriagable Age
Date: Sat, 01 Dec 2007 10:21:02 +0000
In column 3 of the certificate for the marriage (1856) of Alice & James
Grundy is written "27" for his age and "a minor" for her age.
Does anyone have an idea what this signifies?
What was the minimum legal age for marriage in 1857 and what, legally,
was a minor?
David Stirling (in Surrey)
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