CRFR partner project: A history of working-class marriage, 1855-1976 blog: “We are now six months in to the project and have constructed substantial databases of family structures over the period 1861, 1881 and 1911 for our focus areas, which include parishes in the North East, the South West and the North West…. At the same time as the family structure research, we have been looking at irregular/informal marriage.  Scotland was virtually unique in Europe in recognising three forms of irregular marriage as legally valid until 1939, and in the case of marriage with habit and repute, until 2006. Read more on the project blog http://workingclassmarriage.gla.ac.uk/the-story-so-far/ or follow on Twitter @WCMScotland

 

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