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Banns of Marriage

John Harrison of the Parish of Standish – Farmer
and Jemima Whittle of this
Parish, Spinster
Married in this Church by [illegible]
this Twenty ninth Day of November in the Year One Thousand Seven (sic)
Hundred and Twelve by me: O. Cooper

This Marriage was solemnized between Us
John Harrison
Jemima X Whittle mark

In the Presence of [illegible][This is an extract of the Parish register for Chorley St. Laurence, Marriages, 1796–1812. Microfilm reference 2799/6, 4 of 4. Obtained at the Harris Library in Preston, 21 February 2007.]

The following record was obtained online at Lancashire OnLine Parish Clerk Project:

Marriage: 29 Nov 1812 St Laurence, Chorley, Lancashire, England
John Harrison – Farmer of Standish
Alice Brimeley – (X), Spinster of Chorley

  • Witness: Joseph Riding, John Catterall
  • Married by Licence by: Oliver Cooper
  • Register: Marriage, Page 196, Entry 775
  • Source: LDS Film 93705

Research Notes

John and Jemima were married in 1812. The register page was pre-printed with the year 1712. In most cases the recorder scratched out the word ‘seven’ and wrote in the year ‘eight’. The correction is difficult to discern for this entry.