Each of these records include a transcript of the original marriage transcripts. A small number of records will also provide you with an image. The data in each record can vary, but most will include the following information:
The records with images were provided by The National Archives and created by the College of Arms, the official heraldic authority for England, Wales, Northern Ireland and much of the Commonwealth including Australia and New Zealand. The records will provide you with details found in the original parish register.
The Local Government Act, 1972 reformed the local government on the county and district levels in England and Wales. All the changes were put in place by 1974. For this reason, the Northumberland and Durham records include villages outside of their current boundaries; such as Newcastle in County of Tyne and Wear or Romaldkirk of the County of Yorkshire. Additionally, the records include Cumberland, which is now part of Cumbria. The records include over 800,000 marriages from over 330 parishes. We have included a list of all the parishes you can find within the record set in the Useful links and resources section.