Thomas Dow, Clifton & Ellen Jane Forsythe, Clifton (17 May 1860)




Status: Indexed

No 2187

By His Excellency The Right Honorable Sir EDMUND WALKER HEAD,
Baronet, One of Her Majesty's Most Honorable Privy
Council, Governor General of British North America, and Captain
General and Governor in Chief in and over the Provinces of Canada,
Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and the Island of Prince Edward
and Vice Admiral of the same,

WHEREAS Her Majesty has been graciously pleased to authorize Me to
grant Licenses for the Solemnization of Marriages: AND WHERAS

Thomas Dow of the Town of Clifton in the County of
Welland and Province of Canada, Bachelor
and Ellen Jane Forsythe of the town, county
and Province aforesaid, Spinster

are determined to enter into the Holy Bans of Matrimony, and are desirous of
having their marriage publicly Solemnized in order that such their honest
desires may the more speedily have the due effect, and that they may be able to
procure the same to be lawfullySolemnized withoutPublication of Bans, I do
hereby for good causes give and grant this this License of Faculty as well as to them,
the said Parties contracting as to all or every Person or Minister duly ordained
and lawfully exercising his Ministry within that part of the Province of Canada
heretofore constituting the Province of Upper Canada, to Solemnize and perform
the same: Provided always, that by reason of any Affinity, Consanguinity, Precontract
or any other lawful cause, there be no legal impediment in this
behalf, otherwise if any fraud shall appear to have been committed, at the
time of granting this License, either by false suggestions or concealment of
the truth, that then this License shall be null and void, to all intents and
purposes whatsoever.

Given under my Hand and Seal at Quebec
this Sixteenth day of May
in the year of Our Lord one thousand eight
hundred and sixty, and of Her Majesty's
Reign the Twenty third

HS Ross
Deputy Governor

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