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From: "Steve Hayes" <>
Subject: Re: FW: MARRIAGE - Judges Orders?
Date: Wed, 9 Jan 2002 06:10:48 +0200
On 8 Jan 02, at 22:07, C Mercer wrote:
> Hi All,
> I recently received this query but don't know the answer - Can anyone help
> me to clarify this issue?
> Any assistance greatly appreciated...
> Conrod Mercer
> -----Original Message-----
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> Sent:Sunday, January 06, 2002 11:36 PM
> Dear Conrod
> I was wondering if you could help me with some information. I have found
> a marriage entry for St Mary's Cathedral Cape Town - 1st August 1862 -
> for my gt. grandparents. I was hoping that this entry would give me a
> clue to my gt. grandmothers parents names but unfortunately it doesn't.
> Would a "full" marriage certificate do this? Also on the entry is "Judges
> order". My gt. grandmother would have been a minor at 20 and would have
> required approval - I gather a Judge's order would have covered this.
> What I would like to know is - what details would a Judge's order have?
> Would it give me the names of my gt. grandmother's parents and if so how I
> would go about getting a copy of a Judges Order.
It's aleady appeared on the list, and been discussed here.