Inventory of the Archives of the Evangelical Lutheran Church, Strand Street, Cape Town, 1780 - 1907

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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. [1]