Przeszłość Demograficzna Polski (Jan 2019)

Marriages in the Parish of Płonka Kościelna in the Years 1826–1864

  • Jakub Dobrzyński

Journal volume & issue
Vol. 41


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The article presents weddings in the parish of Płonka Kościelna in the years 1826– 1864, on the basis of parish registers residing in the parish archive. It contains basic issues such as the age of the betrothed and their marital status. Special attention was paid to the questions of having living parents on the day of wedding, and, what follows, the betrotheds’ place of residence. The element of service is presented as a stage in the life cycle of an individual. The research employed statistical methods as well as selected examples of weddings and the couples involved.