CP.H.2820A
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Reference:CP.H.2820A
Repository:Borthwick Institute GB 193


Court:Consistory
Case:Matrimonial (validity of marriage)
Details:36 Pieces; Has deposition; Has libel; Has sentence
Outcome:defendant wins and the marriage between him and Anne Skelton is recognised. That between the plaintiffs is null.
Date: 1/2/1666 — 29/3/1667


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People & Places
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Participant:Gilbert   Cooper [Cowper;  Cooper]
Role:plaintiff
Details:male; the younger
Location:Leeds (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Leeds (Leeds) : ecclesiastical parish



Participant:Anne   Skelton [Skelton]
Alternate name:Anne   Cooper [Cowper;  Cooper]
Alternate name:Anne   Witham [Witham]
Role:plaintiff
Details:male; wife of Gilbert Cooper, daughter of Henry Skelton of Osmondthorpe
Location:Leeds (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Leeds (Leeds) : ecclesiastical parish



Participant:Thomas   Witham [Wytham;  Witham]
Role:defendant
Details:male; gentleman
Employment:merchant
Location:Leeds (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Leeds (Leeds) : ecclesiastical parish



Participant:Beatrice   Rigg [Rigg;  Rigge]
Role:witness
Details:female; 30; spinster
Employment:household servant to Mr Skelton, father of Anne Skelton
Location:Leeds (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Osmondthorpe (Osmundthorpe) : undefined



Participant:Elizabeth   Dunn [Dun]
Role:witness
Details:female; 20; spinster
Employment:household servant to Mr Skelton, father of Anne Skelton
Location:Leeds (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Osmondthorpe (Osmundthorpe) : undefined



Participant:Robert   Smith [Smith]
Role:witness
Details:male
Employment:milner
Location:Whitkirk (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Austhorpe (Austrop, Awsthorpe) : undefined



Participant:Richard   Hollies [Hollins;  Hollinges; Hollyns]
Role:witness
Details:male; 35; husbandman
Employment:alehouse keeper
Location:Leeds (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Osmondthorpe (Osmondthorpe) : undefined



Participant:Richard   Wright [Wright]
Role:witness
Details:male; 46; clerk
Employment:vicar of the parish church of Whitkirk
Location:Whitkirk (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Whitkirk (Whitchurch, Whitkirke) : ecclesiastical parish



Participant:Henry   Favel [Favell]
Role:witness
Details:male; 22; gentleman
Location:Leeds (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Leeds (Leedes) : undefined



Participant:Edward   Taylor [Tailor]
Role:witness
Details:male; 28
Employment:linen draper
Location:Leeds (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Leeds (Leeds) : undefined



Participant:William   Dickson [Dixon]
Role:witness
Details:male
Employment:parish clerk
Location:Whitkirk (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Colton (Colton) : undefined



Participant:Thomas   Fairbourn [Fairburne]
Role:witness
Details:male; 31
Employment:merchant
Location:Leeds (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Woodhouse (Little Woodhouse) : undefined



Participant:Stephen   Kendal [Kendall;  Kendill]
Role:witness
Details:male; 19
Employment:labourer
Location:Leeds (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Osmondthorpe (Osmundthorpe) : undefined



Participant:Daniel   Cooper [Cowper]
Role:witness
Details:male; 20; yeoman
Location:Guiseley (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Horsforth (Horsforth) : chapelry



Participant:Sarah   Robinson [Robinson;  Roobinson]
Role:witness
Details:male; 23; spinster
Location:Leeds (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Marsh Lane (March Laine) : street name



Participant:Elizabeth   Robinson [Robinson]
Role:witness
Details:male; 19; spinster
Location:Leeds (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Marsh Lane (March Laine) : street name



Participant:Thomas   Dickson [Dixon]
Role:witness
Details:male; 40; gentleman
Location:Leeds (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Woodhouse (Little Woodhouse) : undefined



Participant:Marmeduke   Cook [Cooke]
Role:witness
Details:male; 40; clerk
Employment:vicar of the parish church of Leeds
Location:Leeds (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Leeds (Leedes) : ecclesiastical parish



Participant:Robert   Hancock [Hancocke]
Role:witness
Details:male; 48
Employment:butcher
Location:Whitkirk (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Halton (Hawton) : undefined



Participant:John   Carter [Carter]
Role:witness
Details:male; 23
Employment:salter
Location:Bingley (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Barcroft (Barcroft) : hamlet



Participant:James   Dunderdale [Dunderdale;  Dunderdall]
Role:witness
Details:male; 32
Employment:clothmaker
Location:Leeds (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Woodhouse (Little Woodhouse) : undefined



Participant:Suzannah   Rawson [Rawson]
Role:witness
Details:male; 55; wife of William Rawson, wiredrawer
Location:Whitkirk (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Whitkirk (Whitchurch) : ecclesiastical parish



Participant:Thomas   Paul [Poole]
Role:witness
Details:male; 62; yeoman
Location:Whitkirk (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Whitkirk (Whitkirke) : ecclesiastical parish



Participant:William   Rawson [Rawson]
Role:witness
Details:male; 59
Employment:wiredrawer
Location:Whitkirk (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Whitkirk (Whitkirke) : ecclesiastical parish



Participant:Matthew   Gabrey [Gabrey]
Role:witness
Details:male; 31
Employment:collier
Location:Yorkshire

Place(s): Hawton (Hawton) : undefined



Participant:Anne   Mitchel [Mitchell]
Role:witness
Details:male; 47; widow
Location:Adel (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Arthington Nunnery (Athington Nunrye) : undefined



Participant:Sarah   Mitchel [Mitchell]
Role:witness
Details:male; 15; spinster
Location:Adel (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Arthington Nunnery (Athington Nunrye) : undefined



Participant:Edward   Atkinson [Atkinson]
Role:witness
Details:male; 50; alderman
Location:Leeds (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Leeds (Leedes) : town



Participant:Edward   Beal [Beale]
Role:witness
Details:male; 52; gentleman
Location:Bramham (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Bramham (Bramham) : ecclesiastical parish



Participant:Thomas   Tapham [Tapham]
Role:witness
Details:male; 29; gentleman
Location:Adel (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Arthington (Arthington) : undefined
Notes:Cannot identify the surname 'Tapham'



Participant:John   Walker [Walker]
Role:witness
Details:male; 30
Employment:mercer
Location:Leeds (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Leeds (Leedes) : undefined



Participant:Thomas   Dickson [Dixon]
Role:witness
Details:male; 40; gentleman
Location:Leeds (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Woodhouse (Little Woodhouse) : undefined



Participant:John   Hargreave [Hargreave]
Role:witness
Details:male; 48; yeoman
Location:Harewood (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Gawthorpe Hall (Gawthrop) : undefined



Participant:Daniel   Dickson [Dixon]
Role:witness
Details:male; 30
Employment:grocer
Location:Leeds (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Leeds (Leeds) : undefined



Participant:Thomas   Cooper [Cooper]
Role:witness
Details:male; 34; husbandman
Location:Leeds (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Black Bank (Black Banke) : undefined



Participant:Francis   Parker [Parker]
Role:prosecution proctor
Details:male
Employment:notary public



Participant:Thomas   Squire [Squire]
Role:defence proctor
Details:male



Associated Places
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Location:York (Yorke) : undefined
Location:Whitkirk (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Whitkirk (Whitkirke, Whitchurch, Whitkirk) : ecclesiastical parish
Location:Leeds (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Osmondthorpe (Osmandthorpe, Osmondthorpe) : undefined
Location:York : city
Place(s):YorkYork Minster (ecclesia cathedralis et metropolita Beati Petri Ebor') : undefined
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