Otago Marriage Notices From Early Newspapers



Information on the Otago Marriages CD

The newspapers that the entries are taken from include
– Bruce Herald (published in Milton)
– Clutha Leader (published in Balclutha)
– Mataura Ensign (published in Gore)
– North Otago Times (published in Oamaru)
– Otago Witness (published in Dunedin)
– Otautau Standard and Wallace County Standard (published in Otautau)
– Southland Times (published in Invercargill)
– Tuapeka Times (published in Tuapeka)

The Entries can include the following information:
The Bridegrooms Surname
The Brides Surname
The Bridegrooms First Name(s)
The Brides First Name(s)
Date of Marriage (day, month, year)
Place of Marriage
Brides Father’s Name
Bridegroom’s Father’s Name
Name of Officiating Minister
Newspaper the Entry was extracted from.
The years included are from 1860 to 1900.

Some of the entries may be entered in the lists more than once, this is due to the parties making more than one entry or putting notices in multiple newspapers, all duplicate entries have been included as some entries may contain more information when listed in newspapers that are not local to the parents’ address

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