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

19.9.1680 (Sunday 19 September 1680)

document 9701527

1680 whereas Jn Pattrick and Rose Jay both of Wakes Colne in the county of Essex having declared their intentions of marriage at several 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 19.9.1680 in an assembly of the people of god aforesaid at their meeting place in Earls Colne the said Jn Parrick did solemnly in the fear of god according to the holy men of god's example recorded in the scriptures of truth take the said Rose Jay to be his wife and likewise she the said Rose Jay did then and there take the said Jn Pattrick to be her husband each of them promising to be faithful one unto the other as long as they should live he as a loving and tender husband and she as a loving and obedient wife until the lord by death shall please to separate them and we who were then present have set our hands witnesses unto the same that they were so married the day and year aforesaid Jn Pattrick Rose Jay Jas Jay Sam Jay Sarah Jay Jeff Potter Jn Brett David Chapman Wm Chapman Jon Bundeck J Garritt Thos Wright Wm Kent Jas Potter Thos London Joseph Sewell Abrm Crismas Thos London jun Jas Wright Joseph Andrewes Jn Barritt Ann Burton Martha Allen Susanna Potter Kath Stow Mary Potter Eliz Andrewes Sarah Sewell