The Marriage Bond of Joseph Stables (b.1763 Barnburgh)

This is a full transcript of the Bond for the marriage of Joseph Stables to Alice Tingle, dated November 21st, 1784. The marriage itself, taking place at All Saints Church, Wath-Upon-Dearne two days later on November 23rd, 1784.

KNOW all Men by these Presents, That We
Joseph Stables of Bolton in the County
of York Husbandman & Joseph Hicks of Swinton
in the Parish of Wath & Diocese aforesaid Husbandman

are Bound and firmly Obliged to the Right Worshipful
JOSEPH BANKS, Batchelor of Law, Vicar General and
Official Principal of the most Reverend Father in God William
By Divine Provinence, Lord Archbishop of York, Primate of
England, and Metropolitan, lawfully Authorized in the Sum
Of Two Hundred Pounds of good and lawful Money of Great-
Britain, to be Paid to him the said JOSEPH BANKS,
Batchelor of Laws, or to his Executors, Administrators, Successors
And Assigns; for the Payment whereof well and truly to be made,
We oblige ourselves, and each of us by ourselves, for the Whole, and
The Full, our Heirs, Executors, and Administrators, firmly by these
Presents, sealed with our Seals. Given the twenty first
Day of the Month of November in the Year of our
Lord God, One Thousand Seven Hundred and Eighty four.

The Condition of this Obligation is such; That is the above-
Bounden Joseph Stables & Alice Tingle
now Licenced to be married together, be neither of Consanguinity or
Affinity the one to the other, within the Degrees prohibited for Mar-
Riage: If also there be no other Lett, Impediment, or lawful Cause
Whatsoever, but that they may be lawfully married together, both
By the Laws of God and this Land: Moreover, if the Persons, whose
Consent is required by Law in this Behalf, be thereunto agreeing:
And lastly if the said Marriage be done and solemnized in such
Manner, as in the Licence to them granted is limited: Then this
Obligation to be void, or else to remain in full Force and Virtue.
Sealed and Delivered
in the Presence of   

X Stables

Jn Rowley

X Hicks

The twenty first Day of November
In the Year of our LORD One Thousand Seven
Hundred and Eighty

On which Day appeared personally Joseph Stables
Of Bolton in the Diocese of York

And, being Sworn on the Holy Evangelists, alleged and made
Oath as follows, That he is of the Age of twenty two
Years and upwards and a
Batchelor and intends to marry
Alice Tingle of the Parish of Wath
twenty two Years, and upwards, and a Spinster

not knowing or believing any lawful Let or impediment by Reason
of Consanguinity, Affinity, or any other Cause whatsoever, to hinder
the said intended Marriage: And he prayed a Licence to Solemnize
the said Marriage in the
Parish Church of Wath
aforesaid, in which said
Parish the said Joseph
further made Oath, That she the said
Alice Tingle hath had her usual Abode for
The Space of Four Weeks last past.

    On the same Day the said
Joseph Stables
Was Sworn before Me

Jn Rowley

X Stables

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