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

12.7.1674 (Sunday 12 July 1674)

document 9700449

1674 whereas Francis Waldegrave of Clare in the county of Suffolk and Susanna Walford of Headingham Castle in the county of Essex having declared their intentions of marriage at several public meetings of the people of god called quakers in Essex which was approved of by the said meetings now these are to certify all people whom it may concern that for the full determining of the intentions aforesaid this 12.7.1674 in an assembly of the people of god aforesaid at their meeting place in Headingham Sible the said Francis Waldegrave 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 Susanna Walford to be his wife and likewise she the said Susanna Walford did then and there take the said Francis Waldegrave to be her husband each of them promising to be faithful one to the other he as a loving and tender 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 witnesses unto the same the day and year aforesaid Giles Barnardiston Wm Bonnit Jn Cutler Wm Bunting Jn King Jn Mascall Dan King Dan King jun Dan Miller Francis Barnardiston Ann Miller Robt Kandolle Edw Dacken Joseph Harvey Wm Cant Jn Cornwell Rich Bulley Sam Parmenter Kath Stow Joseph Bayly Dan Wallis Eliz Harrington Jane King Geo Olliver