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

14.4.1681 (Thursday 14 April 1681)

document 9800354

1681 whereas Isaac Stacy of Great Coggeshall in the county of Essex wool comber and Ann Anthony of the same town and county aforesaid widow propounded their intentions of marriage unto several meetings of the people of god called quakers in Coggeshall and Earls Colne and the said meetings have made inquiry concerning them and finding them clear and free from all other persons and nothing appearing to hinder their proceedings in their said intentions of marriage the said meetings gave their consent in the matter these are therefore to certify all whom it doth or may concern that for the full accomplishment of their said intentions the said Isaac Stacy and Ann Anthony did come into our public meeting place in Great Coggeshall aforesaid upon the 14.4.1681 and in a public assembly then and there met in our presence did signify their then taking each other in marr iage pronouncing these words following with an audible voice viz the said Isaac Stacy taking the said Ann Anthony by the hand said I Isaac Stacy do in the fear of the lord take Ann Anthony to be my wife promising to be a faithful husband till death separate then Ann Anthony taking the said Isaac Stacy by the hand said I Ann Anthony in the fear of the lord and before you his people take Isaac Stacy to be my husband promising to be unto him a loving and faithful wife until death separate us Isaac Stacy Ann Anthony Jn Stacy Wm Stacy Joseph Stacy Wm Rawling Jn Anthony Jas Church Jn Garritt Robt Ludgater sen Robt Ludgater jun Robt Adams Geo Guyon Jon Bowle Dan Wallis Jn Fryitt Jn Clarke Geo Clarke Jn Ludgater Ann Cooke Mary Mines Jane Tayler Hannah Ludgater Mary Stacy Eliz Rawling Mary Church Ann Anthony Mary Ludgater Eliz Fryitt etc