Matrimonial advertisements were the dating apps of the Victorian era | by Yewande Adeleke | February 2022

The search for love was so different than it is today

Personal ads were posted in newspapers by singles who wanted to find love; Source: Daily Mail
An advertisement for a bride placed in the 1823 issue of the Morning Post; Source: Mimi Matthews
An announcement for a male spouse; Morning Post, December 19, 1822; Source: Mimi Matthews
Kent and Sussex Mail; Source: Mimi Matthews

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