West Glamorgan Archive Service

Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) Records

Reference code(s): GB 0216 DD SF

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Title: Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) Records

Short title: Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), records

Dates of creation: 1635-1838

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 2 microfilms

Name of creator(s): Religious Society of Friends (Quakers)

CONTEXT

Administrative and biographical history: The Society of Friends, also known as Quakers, is a Christian Protestant group founded by George Fox (1624-1691). The Friends have no ministerial order. Each congregation is a Particular (or Preparative) Meeting. These are grouped into Monthly Meetings which in turn combine to form Quarterly Meetings and, at national level, a Yearly Meeting. The records relate to transcripts of digest copies of registers of the General Meeting of Herefordshire, Worcestershire and Wales.

CONTENT

Scope and content: Records of the General Meeting of Herefordshire, Worcestershire and Wales, 1635-1838, mainly registers of births, 1635-1837, marriages, 1657-1838, and burials, 1650-1838.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged in alphabetical order.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at West Glamorgan Archive Service.
Detailed catalogue

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Immediate source of acquisition: No source recorded

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: West Glamorgan Archive Service, Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) Records, catalogue.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH

Date(s) of description: August 2005


INDEX ENTRIES

Subjects

Society of Friends | England | Herefordshire

Society of Friends | England | Worcestershire

Society of Friends | Wales

Personal names

Corporate names

Herefordshire, Worcestershire & Wales General Meeting (Society of Friends)

Places

Herefordshire

Wales

Worcestershire