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1902 Marriage solemnized at St. George’s Church in the Borough of Wigan in the County of Lancaster

When Married Jan 4th 1902
Name and Surname Joseph Harrison Sarah Ellen Belshaw
Age 20 18
Condition Bachelor Spinster
Rank or Profession Water Fitter
Residence at time of Marriage Jackson Row, Whelley
Father’s name and surname Henry Harrison James Belshaw
Rank or Profession of Father Engine Tender Mill Manager

Married in the Church of St. George’s according to the rites and ceremonies of the Established Church after Banns by me…..Mark Thomas

Signed by Joseph Harrison, Sarah Ellen Belshaw

In the presence of Henry Melling and Mary Elizabeth Brimilow

Research Notes

Joseph Harrison represents here that he is the son Henry Harrison, an engine tenter. Joseph was, in fact, the son of Edward Harrison (deceased), an engine tenter. The discrepancy is somewhat surprising and unexplained.