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

22.3.1698 (Tuesday 22 March 1698)

document 10100378

whereas Math Dellowe son of Math Dellowe of Coggeshall Magna in the county of Essex woolcomber and Eliz Chandler of the same town and county aforesaid widow and grocer having declared their intentions of taking each other in marriage before several public meetings of the people of god called quakers in Earls Colne and Coggeshall Magna in the county of Essex according to the good order used among them whose proceeding 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 parents and 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 22.3.1698 they the said Math Dellowe jun and Eliz Chandler aforesaid 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 of Essex and in a solemn manner he the said Math Dellowe jun taking the said Eliz Chandler aforesaid by the hand did openly declare as followeth friends ye are my witnesses that I Math Dellowe take this my friend Eliz Chandler to be my wife promising by the lord's assistance to be unto her a loving and faithful husband until the lord shall please to separate us by death and then and there in the said assembly the said Eliz Chandler aforesaid did in like manner declare as followeth friends ye are my witnesses that I Eliz Chandler take this my friend Math Dellowe to be my husband promising by the lord's assistance to be unto him a loving and tender wife until the lord please to separate us by death and the said Math Dellowe jun aforesaid and Eliz Chandler 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 marriage and subscriptions in manner aforesaid as witnesses hereunto have also to these presents subscribed our names the day and year above written Math Dellowe Eliz Chandler Mary Purcas Mar Chandler Eliz Barnard Sarah Childe Eliz Dellowe Ann Cooke Eliz Sampson Rose Heningham Eliz Bale Hannah Fryitt Sarah Ludgater Eliz Thurgood Sarah Drywood Mary Ludgater Eliz Garret Ann Browning Jn Child Sam Drywood Robt Purcass Jn Drywood Jn Heningham Thos Purcass Wm Ludgater Robt Ludgater jun Jn Barnard sen Robt Jason Edw Mines sen Edw Miller Joseph Townsend Jn Ludgater Mark Cowell Wm Coke Jn Garrett Rich Pemberton Andrew Hills Edm Raven jun Geo Wade Sam Goldsmith Ann Guyon Eliz Grimes Thos Garritt Isaac Garritt Edw Mines jun