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by Greenland
04 May 2021, 12:11
Forum: General research queries
Topic: IOM Marriage for London-based Couple
Replies: 4
Views: 160

Re: IOM Marriage for London-based Couple

It was popular place for holidays, and the wedding in question was in August ..... The IOM newspapers are online, and I found an ancestor listed every year in the 1880s under the guesthouse where he was staying. He did meet his future wife there; she was from Yorkshire, he was from Ireland. https:/...
by Greenland
04 May 2021, 10:23
Forum: General research queries
Topic: IOM Marriage for London-based Couple
Replies: 4
Views: 160

Re: IOM Marriage for London-based Couple

Paul, thank you for your reply. The groom was an Oxford Street, London manufacturing jeweller and as was common then, the bride was without occupation. Their home was definitely in London and they eventually emigrated to Australia. I wonder now whether it could have been a union of mixed faiths. The...
by Greenland
29 Apr 2021, 20:50
Forum: General research queries
Topic: IOM Marriage for London-based Couple
Replies: 4
Views: 160

IOM Marriage for London-based Couple

Can anyone advise why a London-based couple would have married by special licence in Christ Church, Laxey, Isle of Man in August 1867. A first marriage for both parties, there appears to be no reason for the marriage to have taken place so far from London.
Thank you for your help.
by Greenland
24 Oct 2020, 13:24
Forum: Genealogy chat
Topic: Remarriage on Transportation to Australia
Replies: 3
Views: 587

Re: Remarriage on Transportation to Australia

Thank you VALLM09 and Guy very much for your replies. This clarifies the situation for me and your input was a great help and is much appreciated.
Greenland
by Greenland
23 Oct 2020, 15:25
Forum: Genealogy chat
Topic: Remarriage on Transportation to Australia
Replies: 3
Views: 587

Remarriage on Transportation to Australia

When a criminal was transported to Australia, was the spouse who remained behind permitted to remarry? My query relates to a person who married in 1829, was tried and sent to Australia in 1830 for 7 years and whose wife remained in England and remarried in 1831 declaring herself a widow. The convict...