Lady Abney

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Mary Abney - Life At The Manor
... at that date, since she had married Sir Thomas Abney, it would formally have passed to her husband by the rights of marriage that applied at that time – until he died ... Mary Abney's husband, Sir Thomas Abney (1640–1722) was a Lord Mayor of London for the first year of their marriage in 1700, and had business interests in the City of London ... a mansion on the magnificent Theobalds estate at Cheshunt in Hertfordshire, when Mary Abney married him ...
Mary Abney - Links To The 'Religious Revival'
... Lady Abney was of an Independent religious faith (known as 'Congregational', after the 1830s), as was her husband Sir Thomas Abney and long-term houseguest Dr Isaac Watts ... year when Sir Thomas held office as Lord Mayor, and Mary Abney was Lady Mayoress, they both had to practice occasional conformity to the Church of England, as required by law ... Similarly, as Lady of the Manor, Mary Abney had to uphold the general conformity of the parish church of the Stoke Newington Manor ...

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