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Photocopies of Lists of Lambeth Palace Marriage Licences

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Photocopies of lists of marriage licences issued by the Faculty Office, 1707-1955, and the Vicar-General of the Archbishop of Canterbury, 1694-1921, with an index of marriage licences issued by officials of Canterbury peculiars, 1684-1859.

Dates

  • 20th cent.

Extent

25 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Facs. b. 20].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Facs. b. 20-44

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 10775

Biographical / Historical

Lambeth Palace Library holds the records of the Archbishop of Canterbury. The Archbishop of Canterbury is one of the authorities for issuing marriage licences for England and Wales.

Other Finding Aids

A full description is available in the Library.

Calendar of Marriage Licences issued by the Faculty Office, 1632-1714, ed. G.E. Cokayne and E.A. Fry, British Record Soc., vol. XXXIII, 1905.

A calendar of the Vicar-General's marriage allegations, 1660-1694, by G.J. Armytage is printed in Harleian Society, vols. 30-31, 33-34, 1890-2. There is a typewritten index of the allegations for 1695-99 prepared for the Society of Genealogists by W.P. Haskett-Smith of which a photocopy is Bodleian R.2.256/31*.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The photocopies were given to Bodleian Library by the Lambeth Palace Librarian in 1964.

Existence and Location of Copies

The originals are located in Lambeth Palace Library.
Title
Photocopies of Lists of Lambeth Palace Marriage Licences
Status
Completed
Author
Emily Tarrant
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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