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From: Mike Fry <>
Subject: Re: [LON] FW: St Botolph without, Bishopsgate, parish records
Date: Thu, 09 Jul 2009 02:14:29 +0200
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Ken & Evelyn MacCallum wrote:

> At last I think I may at last have the marriage details of my Gtx4
> grandfather, Zachariah WOTTON . Boyds Marriage List shows his marriage to
> Mary WHITE in 1799 AT St Botolph without, Bishopsgate.
> Can some one tell me how I can get a copy of the original record?
> Also does anyone know how accurate the dates given in transcripts of Boyd’s
> Marriage List are? I find it strange that he appears to have married Mary,
> 9 years after their daughter was born but maybe he was a naughty boy! He
> had his daughter baptised twice – once in St Sepulchre and again in Christ
> Church, Tynemouth, in 1790. Mother’s name is given as Mary, only, so I am
> hoping that this couple are the ones I’ve been searching for all these
> years.

It's not unknown for a man to remarry a woman that has the same first
name as the first wife :-) Consequently, he might not have been as
naughty as you first thought.

Mike Fry

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