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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): ACC/3238
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1837-1868
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.05 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Edmonton Registration District | General Registry Office


Administrative/Biographical history:

A national system of marriage registration introduced in 1837 by the Registration of Births and Marriages Act. Local registration was managed by the Poor Law Boards of Guardians until 1929, after this date it was managed by local government. The General Registry Office was in overall charge of the collection and collation of the data.


Scope and content/abstract:

Notices of marriage for Edmonton Registration District giving name of church or chapel in which marriage is to be solemnized, 1837-1868.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

One item

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright: City of London

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Received in 1993 (Acc/3238).

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
April to June 2009

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