Ancestral Sources Tutorial ~ Enter Marriage ~ (4) Enter Further Information


The marriage transcript gives A. Williams as the minister and Jack & Jill Smith as the marriage witnesses.

For this example the witnesses are assumed to be unrelated to the family and will NOT be added to the database as Individuals.

Further Information

Ensure that the Further Info tab is selected.

Enter the Ref ID as 23 from the transcript, or enter the GRO Index for the marriage if known.

There is no Other Info to enter.

Enter the Minister name as Rev. A. Williams from the transcript.

Under Associated Individuals ensure that the Association is Witnesses.

Select the Just a name – not in file option, enter the Name as Jack & Jill Smith, and make the Desc plural Witnesses:

Click the Save button to register the details.

Marriage Further Info Tab

It is beyond the scope of this tutorial, but Associated Individuals can be customised by a template to allow associated persons to be recorded in various ways.
See the Edit… link option in this pane and the Associated Individual Types editor tutorial for details.

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