Each record includes a thin index and the original newspaper announcement. The index is meant as a finding aid and you should always click through to the image of the announcement to see fuller details. The amount of information listed varies greatly according to newspaper and date, but the records usually include a combination of the following information:
Names of bride and groom
Explore this collection of newspaper marriage notices and discover how marriages were announced in the press. All notices were paid announcements usually written by a family member and sent in to the newspaper; the fact that they had to be paid for will have influenced the phrasing and length of announcements.
The three periodicals included in this collection as follows:
Belfast Morning News
Champion or Sligo News