The Province of Manitoba records marriages, along with births and deaths, as part of their Vital Statistics Agency. They are responsible for administering and enforcing the "Vital Statistics Act," the "Marriage Act," "The Change of Name Act," and processing disinterments under the "Public Health Act." The database contains information from 1882 to present day, depending on the limitations set out in each of the above acts. In this database, you will find marriages that occurred more than 80 years ago.
Most entries will include the following details:
You can also often find:
Begin your search as broadly as you can. Occasionally, years and names were mistranscribed, which means you may miss your ancestor if you include too many specific details in your search. Start with just your ancestor's name.
Where possible, check all details in the transcript against what is detailed on the provided image of the original record.
Certified copies of the original record are available for purchase for genealogical purposes through the Manitoba Vital Statistics Agency website (https://vitalstats.gov.mb.ca/Query.php). There is a fee for this service.