has added Registers of Clandestine Marriages and of Baptisms in the Fleet Prison, King’s Bench Prison, the Mint and the May Fair Chapel, which includes details on:

  • Rules of Marriages
  • Who performed Clandestine Marriages
  • What you may find in the records
  • What You May Find in the Records

The contents and format of the registers may vary slightly, but they will typically include the following details:

  • Full names of the couple (in some cases a maiden name may be absent)
  • Marital status
  • Residences (generally parishes)
  • Occupation of the groom
  • Minister’s name or initials

The collection also contains about 2,800 records of clandestine baptisms.

To find more details on these records, click on

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