While looking through many baptism registers (usually post 1880) in the margin there can be an entry of marriage.
This is recorded when a "letter of freedom" is sought by the Parish that is conducting the marriage.....this practice started from 1907.
I'll give an example here-
Baptism Togher Co Louth 11-06-1881 Tarsney Charles Wyanstown Parents - Tarsney,James &O'Connor sponsors-Catherine & Owen Kelly. Charles later married 26-06-1910 at the Ch Of St Antony Of Padua Brooklyn N Y, U.S.A.
This practice was brought in to help prevent cases of bigamy.
A pity the priest conducting the marriage didn't record the baptism to make things that little easier. This practice was brought in to help prevent cases of bigamy.
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