Historical South Australian Marriages

1836 to 1856

Early registered & unregistered South Australian marriage records including those prior to civil registration (mid 1842)

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The major sources of these records were the Holy Trinity Church marriage register and the South Australian Marriages Registrations 1842 to 1916, SAGHS, 2001. Other church records and newspapers of the day supplied a few more records.
Weddings before civil registration commenced and others recorded in church marriage registers but not submitted to the Registrar of Births, Deaths & Marriages are included. Also, the maiden names of previously married women have often been determined. For more information, see the article on the accuracy of family history sources.

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