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From: Stephen Hayes
To: All
Date: 2004-08-25 20:25:54
Subject: Re: Divorce in 1870's

* Forwarded (from: GEN_BRITAIN) by Stephen Hayes using timEd/2 1.10.y2k.
* Originally from Stanmapstone{at}aol.com (8:8/2002) to All.
* Original dated: Tue Aug 24, 16:04

From: Stanmapstone{at}aol.com

In 1857 an Act of Parliament first introduced the possibility of being  
granted a divorce in a civil court in England and Wales, before 1857 a divorce
could only be granted by a private Act of Parliament. From 1857 to 1922 adultery 
was effectively the sole ground for divorce.
 
Regards Stan  Mapstone
www.mapstone.org

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