Discover your English ancestry by searching through hundreds of banns records from Nottinghamshire. A banns records will provide you with the banns date, place, and the name of your ancestor’s intended spouse.
Each record includes was transcribed from original parish records. Most records will include the following facts:
Names of witnesses
The records were transcribed from original parish records held at the Nottinghamshire Archives. Banns were announced in the local parish church three months before a couple were to be married. If the couple resided in two separate parishes, banns were announced in both parishes. The banns were announced on three separate Sundays within three months of the intended marriage date. This period of time allowed anyone to come forward with an objection to the marriage. The existence of a banns record does not confirm that the marriage took place. Search the Nottinghamshire marriage index available through the Useful links and resources section.