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

28.7.1674 (Tuesday 28 July 1674)

document 9700522

1674 whereas Thos Stammers and Mary Sanders both of Fearing 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 28.7.1674 in an assembly of the people of god aforesaid at their meeting place in Fearing the said Thos Stammers did solemnly in the fear of god according to the example of the holy men of god recorded in the scriptures of truth take the said Mary Sanders to be his wife and likewise she the said Mary Sanders did then and there take the said Thos Stammers to be her husband each of them promising to be faithful one to the other he as a loving and tender husband and she as a loving and obedient wife so long and 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 Jn Raven Lawrence Candler Wm Welch Rich Cornwell Jn Deledicke Grace Sanders Sarah Cornwell Jane Cockerton Jn Bitlit Jn Spencer Robt Pettet Rich Cornwell jun Rich Waller Joseph Matthew Eliz Matthew Ann Dicke Condala Cornwell Margt Bickmer