Each record includes a transcript and the original newspaper announcement. The amount of information listed varies, but the records usually include a combination of the following information about your ancestor:
Spouse’s parents’ names
Explore this collection of newspaper marriage and anniversary notices to unearth interesting or undiscovered stories about your ancestors’. Discover how the events were originally reported and reveal fascinating details about the world in which your ancestors lived.
Marriage and anniversary notices were paid announcements usually written by a family member and sent to the newspaper. It would have been a cost to the family to have a notice printed in a newspaper.
Newspapers included in this collection are the following:
Aberdeen Evening Express
Aberdeen Press and Journal
Ayr Advertiser or West County Journal
Courier & Advertiser
Dumfries and Galloway Standard
Dundee Courier and Daily Argus
Dundee Perth and Cupar Advertiser
Edinburgh Evening News
The Shetland News
The Shetland Times
Begin your search broadly with just a first and last name.
You can narrow your results if needed by adding a year, place, or spouse’s name.