Thursday, 13 April 2017

FamilySearch adds England, Durham Diocese, Marriage Bonds & Allegations, 1692-1900

Ancestry from Northeast England. If they were in County Durham, the southern part of Tyne and Wear, the boroughs of Darlington, Hartlepool and the area of Stockton-on-Tees north of the River Tees perhaps one of the 93,983 entries in this collection of Marriage Bonds & Allegations will help push your ancestry back further.
The records may contain:

Names of the marriage partners
Ages of the marriage partners
Occupations of the marriage partners
Marital statuses before marriage
Parishes of residence
Parish where the marriage was to take place
Names and signatures of parents, esp. if one of the marriage partners was a minor.
Only a few records pre-date the middle of the 18th century.

 The index entry is linked to an image of the original.

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