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From: "Terry Barcock" <>
Subject: RE: [WRY] Religious leanings
Date: Tue, 21 Jan 2003 22:23:39 -0000
They married by the usual means in the usual place, so most likely Church of
But this place and method was available to nearly all residents even if they
rarely appeared in church.
The clue to being anything other than C of E is that the certificate would
say married "according to
the rites of" XXX [denomination].
"Banns" means giving notice of intention to marry by having the parson
announce it on three consecutive Sundays, giving
anyone aware of "cause or just impediment" the opportunity to object.
Couples with something to hide might
opt (after 1837) for a civil ceremony after displaying their intention on
the town noticeboard (which probably
not many people actually read) for three weeks, or even running to Scotland
where no notice period at all was
From: Eileen [mailto:]
Sent: 21 January 2003 21:40
Subject: [WRY] Religious leanings
I have a marriage certificate that says on March 21, 1853 Edmund Buckley
married Eliza Sykes after banns, which was solemnized at the Parish Church
in the Parish of Huddersfield In the County of York and that their residence
Can anyone tell me how you tell what their religion was from this
Eileen - Connecticut USA
The wall is crumbing.............. John Buckley- Saddleworth 1789 -
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