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== Collection Time Period  ==
 
 
This index covers events from 1797 through 1988.
 
  
 
== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
  
This index is an electronic database of information compiled from a variety of sources including the following:
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This index is an electronic index for the years 1797 to 1988.  
 
 
*Family Records
 
*Church Records
 
*Civil Registration
 
 
 
This index is not complete for any particular place or region.
 
 
 
=== Record Content  ===
 
 
 
The key genealogical facts found in marriage index entries may include:
 
 
 
*Name of bride and groom
 
*Names of the parents
 
*Marriage date
 
*Marriage place
 
*Family History Library Microfilm and item numbers for the source materials
 
 
 
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== How to Use the Record  ==
 
 
 
Use this index to help you learn more about your ancestors. The information could help you identify family relationships and lineages as well as direct you to original records of your ancestors, which may contain additional information.  
 
  
=== Finding the Original Source for an Entry in This Collection  ===
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It is not necessarily intended to index any specific set of records. This index is not complete for any particular place or region. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.
  
Each entry in this index has a source listed which includes a batch number. You will need to trace the batch number for the individual entry to learn its source. Please see the following wiki articles for more information on batch numbers:
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=== Citation for This Collection  ===
  
*[[IGI]]
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The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.
*[[IGI Batch Number Descriptions]]
 
*[[IGI Batch Numbers for the British Isles and North America]]
 
  
If an FHL film number is given in the entry for your ancestor, search for it in the [https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog&catSearchType=film_number Family History Library Catalog].  
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{{Collection citation | text= "Great Britain Marriages, 1797-1988" Index. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.}}
  
== Record History  ==
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[[Great Britain Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]
  
For over 30 years, volunteer indexers extracted this information from microfilm copies of the original records. In 2001, some of the entries were published on 16 CDs by the Family History Department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as the “British Isles Vital Records Index: England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales.” This is an index of some marriages throughout Great Britain. The index is not necessarily complete for any particular place or region.
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== Record Content and Use  ==
  
=== Why This Record Was Created  ===
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For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article [[Marriages Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records)]].
  
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sponsored the indexing of this collection to help individuals find information about their ancestors.
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== Related Websites  ==
  
=== Record Reliability  ===
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[http://publicrecords.searchsystems.net/detail/link-102204.htm Great Britain Deaths and Burials, 1778-1988]  
 
 
Church records and civil registration were official records and are some of the most reliable sources of information available for those who were born, married, or died in Great Britain.
 
 
 
== Related Web Sites  ==
 
 
 
[http://publicrecords.searchsystems.net/detail/link-102204.htm Great Britain Deaths and Burials, 1778-1988]<br>
 
 
 
This section of the article is incomplete. You can help FamilySearch Wiki by supplying links to related websites here.
 
  
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
  
[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/United_Kingdom United Kingdom]  
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/England_Civil_Registration England Civil Registration]
 
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*[[United Kingdom|United Kingdom]]  
[[Quick Research Links - England]]  
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*[[Quick Research Links - England]]
 
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*[[Quick Research Links - Wales]]
[[Quick Research Links - Wales]]  
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*[[Quick Research Links - Ireland]]  
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*[[Quick Research Links - Scotland]]
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*[[Quick Research Links - The Channel Islands]]
  
[[Quick Research Links - Ireland]]
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== Contributions to This Article  ==
  
[[Quick Research Links - Scotland]]
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{{Contributor invite}}  
 
 
[[Quick Research Links - The Channel Islands]]
 
 
 
=== Contributions to This Article  ===
 
 
 
{{Contributor invite}}<br>
 
  
 
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
 
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
  
When you copy information from a record, you should also list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.  
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When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.  
 
 
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the Wiki Article: [[How to Cite FamilySearch Collections|How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].
 
 
 
=== Examples of Source Citations for a Record in This Collection  ===
 
 
 
"Great Britain Marriages, 1797-1988." index, ''FamilySearch'' ([https://www.familysearch.org https://www.familysearch.org]): accessed 9 March 2011), entry for Frank Roberts Mason and Dora Pape, married 26 February 1927; citing Marriage Records, FHL microfilm 1,450,439; Indexed entries derived from copies of originals housed in various repositories throughout Great Britain.
 
 
 
== Sources of Information for This Collection  ==
 
  
<!--bibdescbegin-->"Great Britain Marriages, 1797-1988," index, ''FamilySearch'' ([https://www.familysearch.org https://www.familysearch.org]). Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled records.<!--bibdescend-->
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A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections|Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].  
  
 
[[Category:Great_Britain|Vital]]
 
[[Category:Great_Britain|Vital]]

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Record Description

This index is an electronic index for the years 1797 to 1988.

It is not necessarily intended to index any specific set of records. This index is not complete for any particular place or region. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.

"Great Britain Marriages, 1797-1988" Index. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

Record Content and Use

For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article Marriages Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records).

Related Websites

Great Britain Deaths and Burials, 1778-1988

Related Wiki Articles

Contributions to This Article

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We also need translations for collection titles and images in articles about records written in languages other than English. For specific needs, please visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.


Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.

A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections.