• long gap between banns and marriage?

    From J. P. Gilliver (John)@21:1/5 to All on Sun Mar 7 01:45:04 2021
    Wymondham, Norfolk, England (both documents):

    "Banns of Marriage between Abraham Turrell Bachelor and Elizabeth
    Austin Spinster, both of this Parish
    ... 13th day of July 1788 ... 20th ... 27th day of July 1788."

    Writing is clear; previous entry had third bann same day as first one

    "Abraham Turrell of the parish of Mulbarton
    Bachelor, and Elizabeth Austin of this Parish Spinster were
    Married in this Church by Banns
    this Twenty Sixth Day of April in the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred
    and Eighty Nine"

    Same clear writing; previous entry 1789-2-12.

    (Mulbarton is ~5.9 miles E of Wymondham.)

    So: third bann 1788-7-27; marriage 1789-4-26.

    Further information:

    "Elizabeth Daur. of Abraham and Eliz.th Turrell (late Austin Spinster)
    Was Priv: Bap.zd Nov: 27th [1788]". No "illegitimate" or anything. [I'm guessing "Priv:" means "privately".]

    J. P. Gilliver. UMRA: 1960/<1985 MB++G()AL-IS-Ch++(p)Ar@T+H+Sh0!:`)DNAf

    It's quickly getting to a place where privacy will be cause for suspicion.
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