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From: mick <>
Subject: Re: [DEV] Parental consent to the marriage of a minor
Date: Sat, 24 Dec 2011 13:47:52 +1000
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On Sat, 24 Dec 2011 07:13:30 +1000
"B. Edmonds" <> wrote:

> Linda,
>
> If the Vicar was so inclined, he would write on the marriage entry that the
> person was " a minor " or " with parents consent ". I see this a lot.
> Sometimes an exact age is given otherwise " of full age " [ofa] is recorded.

Moretonhampstead is another parish where successive Vicars took a casual approach to the completeness of entries.

mick


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