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WETTON, Mildred, 24 Jan. 1892

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10286/1/70

Scope and Contents

Single letter from Mildred Wetton to Ida Darwin dated 24 January 1892 in which she thanks Ida for writing to her sister, Jennie Stanford. It is thought the subject of the letter was the difficulties surrounding a proposed marriage between Francis Jenkinson and Mildred Wetton, the sister of Jenkinson's late wife Marian Wetton. Marriage between a man and his dead wife's sister was then forbidden until the passing of The Deceased Wife's Sister's Marriage Act in 1907.


  • Creation: 24 Jan. 1892


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