Can anyone help? My grandfather married in 1928 in the East End and subsequently "left" 2 years later. He reappeared in the 1940s using a different name and remarried. I obviously suspect bigamy but his first wife also re-married in 1942. They were penniless so cannot have afforded a divorce. Would the first wife have had any grounds to get a divorce several years later? Is it worth ordering up a copy of this second marriage certificate for the wife?
Any help into this subject most appreciated.