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

14.3.1668 (Saturday 14 March 1668)

document 9700030

1668 whereas Jn Barnard of Gestingthorpe in the county of Essex and Martha Savell of the same having declared their intentions of marriage at several public of the people of god called quakers in Essex which was approved of by the said meeting now these are to certify all people whom it may concern that for the full determining of the intentions aforesaid this 14.3.1668 in an assembly of the people of god aforesaid at the meeting place at Heningham Sible the said Jn Barnard did solemnly in the fear of god according to the example of the holy men of god recorded in the holy scriptures of truth take the said Martha Savell to be his wife the said Martha Savell did then and there take the said Jn Barnard to be her husband each of them promising to be faithful one to the other he as a loving and te nder husband she as a loving and obedient wife so long as they should live and we who were then present at their taking each other have hereunto set our hands unto the same the day and year aforesaid Geo Barnard Jn Sewell Jn King Dan King Edw King Math King Nath King Dorithy King Jane King Martha King Mary Allen Dorcas Sewell