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

23.4.1706 (Tuesday 23 April 1706)

document 10200675

Thos Emerson of Needingworth in the county of Huntingdon collarmaker son of Thos Emerson of the same town and county yeo and Mary Adey daughter of Rich Adey of Feering in the county of Essex yeo having declared their intentions of taking each other in marriage before several public meetings of the people of god called quakers in the parishes of Halsted and Coggeshall 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 were approved of the by the said meetings they appearing clear of all others and having consent of parents and relations concerned now these are to certify all whom it may concern that for the full accomplishing of their said intentions this 23.4 .1706 they the said Thos Emerson and Mary Adey appeared in a public assembly of the aforesaid people and others met together in their public meeting place at Coggeshall in Essex and in a solemn manner the said Thos Emerson taking the said Mary Adey by the hand did openly declare as followeth friends I desire you to be my witnesses this day that I Thos Emerson take this my friend Mary Adey to be my wife promising her through the lord's assistance to be a loving and faithful husband till it shall please the lord to separate us by death and then and there in the said assembly the said Mary Adey did in like manner declare as followeth friends I desire you to be my witnesses that I Mary Adey take this my friend Thos Emerson to be my husband promising to be unto him through god's assistance a loving and faithful wife till it shall please to lord to separate us by death and the said Thos Emerson and Mary Adey as a further confirmation thereof did then and there to these presents and we whose names are hereunto subscribed being present among others at the solemnizing of their said marriage and subscription in manner aforesaid as witnesses hereunto have also to these presents subscribed our names the day and year above written Thos Emerson Mary Adey Jn Morley Cook Jn Pinnuck Robt Purcass Robt Seabrook Thos Babs Wm Candler Edw Davey Joseph Sewell Wm Mast Thos Ludgater Jn Ammott Jas Laysell Jn Woodward Isaac Throwgood Robt Evens Joseph Wright Thos Throwgood Jn Perry Thos Pinnuck Abrm Goymer Isaac Ludgater Nich Goslin Jn Goslin Joseph Sewell Wm Cook Joseph Townsend Jas Potter Hen Smith Thos Purcass Robt Lark Robt Whaley Jn Stacie Jn Tayler jun Robt Ludgater Sam Clark Hannah Fryitt Sarah Potter Eliz Dackworth Martha Potter Eliz Clark Ann Beckworth Mary Mullings Mary Harvey Mary Perry relations Thos Emerson sen Rich Adey Ann Adey Ellen Emerson Math Emerson Ann Dobson Jn Adey Wm Scot Hannah Scott Thomasin Cook Francis Emerson Rich Emerson