How to obtain further details
indexes cover the years 1837-1901 and are provided free of charge. They provide you with
the year of the marriage, the Roman Catholic church in which
it took place and the names of the bride and groom. In all,
the marriages from
forty churches in the greater Liverpool area are
included in the indexes.
If you wish to
details of any marriage via this site then
please submit your request using the
The cost will be
£3.00 (GBP) per marriage or £10.00 (GBP) for four marriages.
You will be sent an email
containing payment options (paypal or personal cheque).
If you then decide to proceed with the request - and
once the payment has been processed - you will receive
the full marriage details within 24 hours (or 48 hours
These 'details' are not identical to
those on a civil marriage certificate. They rarely include details of ages or occupations. 99%
of RC marriage registers will give the names and address of the bride and groom and
the names of their fathers, as well as the names and
addresses of the witnesses to the marriage. If you are
unlucky enough to request a marriage that does not contain this basic
information you will not be charged.
transcription of a standard RC marriage entry can be
This is the
amount of information most
people will receive.
However, up to 20% of the RC
marriage marriages records include some additional
information. Some of the entries
also include the place of origin of the bride or groom
instead of (or as well as) their current address and/or
the names of both the father and the mother of the bride
or groom. Sometimes even the maiden names of the mothers
are given. The name of the former husband of a widow may
also be included. There is no guarantee you will receive
additional information as the records vary from church to church and
even depending on which priest at the church officiated at the marriage.