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

8.8.1675 (Sunday 8 August 1675)

document 9700748

1675 whereas Robt Kendall and Em Barnard both of Headingham Sible 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 well 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 8.8.1675 in an assembly of the people of god aforesaid at their meeting place in Headingham Sible the said Robt Kendall 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 Em Barnard to be his wife and likewise she the said Em Barnard did then and there take the aforesaid Robt Kendall to be her husband each of them promising to be faithful one to the other he as a loving and tender husband and sh e as a loving and obedient wife so long as they live and we who were present at their taking each other hereunto set our hands witnesses of the same the day and year above said Thos Wallis Geo Barnard Nich Knedall Jn King Jn Mascall Francis Waldegraves Wm Thomasson Jn Dennison Rich Bulle Dan Wallis Joseph Harvey Dan King Nath Allen Thos Stammers Wm Bunting Sam Jaye Thos Browne Dan Miller Eliz Jaye Mary Harvey Margt Cant Sarah Mascall Mary Stow Kath Stow Dorcas Baile Eliz Turner Em Barnard Susannah Barnard Mary Barnard Eliz Barnard Ester Hurrell