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1846. Marriage solemnized at the Parish Church in the Parish of Wigan in the County of Lancaster

When married September thirteenth
Name and Surname John Jones
Elizabeth Ball
Age 25
Condition Bachelor
Rank or profession Farmer
Residence at the Time of Marriage Haigh
Father’s Name and Surname George Jones
Henry Ball
Rank or Profession of Father Farmer

Married in the Parish Church, according to the Rites and Ceremonies of the Established Church, after banns by me, John Lomar, Curate

This Marriage was solemnized between us,
John Jones
x The mark of Elizabeth Ball
In the presence of us,
James Leather
Peter Crompton

[Copy of the original certificate obtained from the General Register Office, 12 January 2007.]

Research Notes

It seems that both Elizabeth Ball and her niece, Ellen Ball, chose to marry in Wigan without family witnesses.