Find your ancestors in Radnorshire marriages and banns

What can these records tell me?

Each record will provide an image of the original record and a transcript. The amount of detail contained can vary, but you could find out the following about your ancestor:

Banns transcript

  • Name
  • Spouse’s name
  • Banns date (first date of three)
  • Groom’s parish
  • Bride’s parish

Banns image -- Images can include additional details such as

  • Dates banns were read in church
  • Groom’s marital status
  • Bride’s marital status

Marriage transcript

  • Name
  • Birth year
  • Age
  • Parish
  • Spouse’s name
  • Spouse’s age
  • Spouse’s parish
  • Marriage date
  • Groom’s father’s name
  • Bride’s father’s name
  • Place
  • County

Marriage image -- When available, the image can give you even more valuable information about your ancestor’s wedding:

  • Bride’s and groom’s marital statuses (bachelor, spinster or widow)
  • Residence at time of marriage
  • Bride’s and groom’s professions
  • Bride’s and groom’s father’s professions
  • Witnesses to the wedding
  • Who performed the ceremony
  • If the couple were married by banns or licence