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Quaker Quarterly Meeting - marriage certificates (PRO RG6/1379)

18.1.1698 (Tuesday 18 January 1698)

document 10100246

whereas Thos Garrett of Coggeshall Magna in the county of Essex tailor son of Jn Garrett of the same town and county aforesaid tailor and Eliz Pemberton daughter of Rich Pemberton and Sarah his wife deceased of the same town and county aforesaid baymaker having declared their intentions of taking each other in marriage before several public meetings of the people of god called quakers in Coggeshall Magna and Earls Colne in Essex according to the good order used among them whose proceedings therein after a deliberate consideration thereof with regard unto the righteous law of god and example of his people recorded in the scriptures of truth in that case were approved by the said meetings they appearing clear of all others and having consent of relations and other parties therein concerned now these are to certify all whom it may concern that for the full accomplishing of their said intentions this 18.1.1698 they the said Thos Garritt and Eliz Pemberton both appeared in a public (assembly) of the aforesaid people and others met together for that purpose in their public meeting place at Coggeshall Magna in the county aforesaid and in a solemn manner he the said Thos Garritt aforesaid taking the said Eliz Pemberton by the hand did openly declare as followeth friends ye are my witnesses that Thos Garritt do take this my loving friend Eliz Pemberton to be my wife promising to be unto her a faithful and loving husband until the lord shall separate us by death and then and there in the said assembly the said Eliz Pemberton aforesaid did in like manner declare as followeth friends in the fear of the lord ye are my witnesses I Eliz Pemberton take this my friend Thos Garritt to be my husband promising with the lord's assistance to be unto him a loving and faithful wife until the lord separate us by death and the said Thos Garritt aforesaid and Eliz Pemberton aforesaid as a further confirmation thereof did then and there to these presents set their hands and we whose names are hereunto subscribed being present among others at the solemnizing of their said marriage and subscription in manner aforesaid witness hereunto have also to these presents subscribed our names the day and year above written Thos Garritt Eliz Pemberton Jn Larke Mary Hawkings Susannah Larke Thos Upsher Andrew Hills Robt Ludgater Wm Ludgater Rich Adey Robt Adams Joseph Simpson Thos Sewell Jn Gage Mark Cowell Math Dellow Sam Ennew Sam Clark Robt Ludgater Jn Jenkins Jn Hawkins Xoph Harris Thos Purcass Jn Clark Edw Mines Sarah Dow Margt Ludgater Eliz Sewell Mary Ludgater Frances Ludgater Eliz Chandler Jn Garritt Ann Garritt Rich Pemberton Isaac Garritt Frances Garritt Eliz Wiseman Xoph Hawkins Judith Guyon Mary Hawkins Wm Cook Ann Cook