Quaker Marriage Certificate

Quaker Marriage Certificate

£125.00

Description

[001957] [Quaker Marriage Certificate]. Thomas Newman Junior of Worcester, Glover, Son of Thomas Newman of the Said City, Glover, & Sarah His Wife Deceased, and Lydia Fry, Daughter of Robert Fry of Bristol, Woollen Draper and Ann His Wife Having Declared Their Intentions Etc Etc. Bristol: No Publisher, 1801. First Edition. Elephant Folio. Unbound. Certificate. Signed by Participants. Good. Part printed, part manuscript Quaker wedding certificate on vellum, approximately 340mm x 500mm in size.

Loss to top left hand corner, with loss to sense (probably just the word ‘Mr’), creased, lightly foxed, but generally fairly clean.

Thomas Newman, a glover, like many Quakers in Worcester at that time, marries Lydia Fry (b. 24 March 1781), from one the most prominent Quaker families, on the 6th of October 1801 at the Meeting-House in Bristol. The certificate is signed by the couple, their relations and other Quakers present

£125.00