Inventory of the Archives of the Evangelical Lutheran
Church, Strand Street, Cape Town, 1780 - 1907
Letters Received: Matrimonial Court
Upon the certificates, included with the letters received, the
Matrimonial Court examined the parties in person and then granted permission
for marriage. Thereafter the marriages were solemnized in the church. This law
came into being by Proclamation of 1 June 1790.