Lib Canc 1704 p18 - Malew

Thomas Woods and Margt Walker

Articles of Marriage concluded and
agreed upon by & betwixt Mr George Woods
of Castletown in behalf of his son Thomas
Woods on the one part, & the Reverend
Mr Wm Walker Rector of Ballaugh in
behalf of his sister Margaret Walker
on the other part, as foll.
First, it is agreed on, that the said Tho: Woods
& Margt Walker shall on Tuesday next enter
into the holy state of Matrimony (God &
holy Church permitting.)
The above Mr Walker doth promise & oblige
himself to give his said sister in marriage
dowry the full sum of twenty pounds sterl
the one half whereof to return to himself
or his assignes, if his afsd sister shall decease
within a year after her marriage, & have no
The above Geo: Woods doth oblige himself to
give his said son immediately after his marriage
five pounds sterl. & twenty shills @ annum
during his life, in consideration of performing
his duty in Castle Rushin ; & also all his part
of the houses where he now lives with the old
housestead & garden near George Walker's & all
his household stuff of what nature soever immediately
after his decease.  And for the true and
punctual performance of the afsd articles, both
parties have bound themselves in the penalty of
fourty pounds sterl. in the nature of all fines.
Witness their subscriptions this third day
of February, Anno Dmi 1704/5
Geo Woods his mk
Wm Walker

I doo consent & am
desirous yt all
the afforesd articles
be performed in every
particular J Woods

Signed in presence of Will Ross  Wm Sedden

12 April 1705
Mr William Ross and Mr William Sedden wit[]
to the within articles of marriage have deposed []
same to be the act and deed of the parties []
and that Mr Jon Woods gave his consent to the []
articles, as is above certified by him : And this
before me  Jon Parr

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