Posted By:Gordon
Subject:Re: irregular marriage 1787 Hay-Taylor
Post Date:March 29, 2002 at 11:34:24
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Forum:Roxburghshire, Scotland Genealogy Forum
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An irregular marriage is one which is perfectly valid but for which no banns were called, rendering the marriage clandestine - the couple were often severely reprimanded by the kirk session, who tended to fine and forgive.