Research

Marriage Searches

The Society's Marriages Database contains all available register entries for marriages which took place in Buckinghamshire between 1538 and 1837 and we are adding all marriages up to 1901 (over 270,000 marriages).

The search options are:

For a list of parishes covered see Current Database Status .

Searches of the database can be made by contacting.

Through the Search Request Form

Send your baptism, burial or marriage search request through the online Search Request Form. The online form will guide you and provides the fastest service. Payment will be through the Bucks FHS Shop using your credit card. You will receive a reply confirming the cost of the search/es with a link to the shop where you may purchase the necessary vouchers to pay for the search by credit card. When payment has been received the results will be sent via email.
(IMPORTANT please only purchase vouchers when requested to do so – do not purchase in advance).

By Post

or by post to Marriage Searches, Buckinghamshire FHS, Box 2 c/o Ace Storage, Unit 7 Broadfields, Aylesbury, Bucks HP19 8BU.  Please give all variants of the surname that you would like searched - these are all included in one search. Post your request together with a sterling cheque (payable to Buckinghamshire Family History Society). You should also tell us whether you wish to receive your results by email (don’t forget to include your email address) or as a printout(please send a large s.a.e with loose stamps.)

 

You will receive:

Output will include (if on the original register) the names of the bride and groom, their places of residence, occupations, ages, name & occupation of fathers, whether by banns or licence, names of witnesses, whether or not the bride, groom & witnesses signed the register and an indicator to show that more information is contained in the original register. This is an example of a Marriage Search here.

Searches are covered by the Consumer Protection (Distant Selling) Regulations 2000

For further information Email us