Tying the Knot - Marriage and its Records (212)


Every genealogist wants to find marriage records because they connect two names and two families, thereby making both easier to find. Whether or not you find a marriage record is dependent on more than its survival. You also need to know something of the fascinating history of marriage, a tale of laws and the flagrant abuse of same, banns and licenses, of clandestine marriages, handfasting, bigamy, and more. This course not only follows the history of marriage it provides practical advice on records, finding aids and the best places to search, online and in archives and libraries, when you are faced with puzzles and challenges.

Lesson Headings:
  • Marriages Legal and Otherwise
  • After Lord Hardwicke's Solution 1754 to 1837
  • Marriage, Victoria to Elizabeth II

Each lesson includes exercises and activities and a minimum of 1 one-hour chat session per week. See How the Courses Work.

STUDENTS SAID: "I have found everything associated with the course excellent & have throughly enjoyed it."

Relevant Countries: England

Course Length: 3 weeks
Start Date: 12 Apr 2016
Cost: £34.99

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