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Register - Register No. 1, No. 1-11, December 7th 1915 to July 27th 1921

From the Collection of Mission to Seafarers Victoria 717 Flinders Street Docklands Victoria

Description
Blue register, 11 pages, certificates of marriage, hand-written on parchment.
First entry 7th December 1915. Last entry 27th July 1921.
Loose certificate kept in back flap dated 23rd November 1925.
Size
H26.8 x W24.2cm
Object Registration
0001
Keywords
st-peter-the-mariners-chapel, port-melbourne, missions-to-seamen, mission-to-seafarers-melbourne, marriage-register, the-chapel-of-st-nicholas, victoria-mission-to-seamen, st-james-melbourne
Historical information
This is a register of weddings performed at the Mission to Seafarers at the Port Melbourne site. The register names all parties involved including bride, groom, celebrant, witnesses, bride and groom's parents and addresses at the time. It also outlines previous marital status, employment details and other personal details.
When Made
c.1915
Made By
Victorian Government Publication (Maker)
Significance
Historical record of marriages performed at the Mission to Seafarers commencing in 1915.
Inscriptions & Markings
Purple stamp in top left-hand corner of a flag with a flying angel.
"From the Mission to Seamen Melbourne"
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:11AM