Marriage Certificate

MARRIAGES 1814 Christchurch, City of London

William Cope of this Parish, Bachelor
and Eleanor Bellman of the same Parish, Spinster
were married in this  Church  by  banns                  
this  twenty eighth  Day of  March in the Year One Thousand Eight Hundred and Fourteen
By me  Saml Crowther Vicar
This marriage was solemnized between us, Wm Copein the presence of us, J Knight
E Bellman Anne Reeve

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Note that J Knight appears as witness on a number of other marriages. It suggests that he was associated with the church and not with the couple.