Powys County Archives Office

Society of Friends, Newtown Meeting House

Reference code(s): GB 0223 M/NC/2A

Held at:

Title: Society of Friends, Newtown Meeting House

Short title: Society of Friends, Newtown Meeting House

Dates of creation: 1967

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: (3 items)

Name of creator(s): Society of Friends

CONTEXT

Administrative and biographical history: The Society of Friends, also known as Quakers, is a Christian Protestant sect 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. Newtown Meeting House was part of the Hereford and Mid-Wales Monthly Meeting.

CONTENT

Scope and content: Papers relating to the Society of Friends' Newtown Meeting House, 1967, comprising a surveyor's report on Cwrt yn Dre, Newtown, and letters concerning its acquisition by the Friends.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: surveyor's report; letters.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Powys County Archives Service.
Detailed catalogue

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited [1990].

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Powys County Archives Service, Newtown Meeting House (M/NC/2A), catalogue; Powys County Archives Office website (http://archives.powys.gov.uk), viewed 7 March 2005.

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

Date(s) of description: March 2005


INDEX ENTRIES

Subjects

Quakers | Wales | Newtown (Powys)

Society of Friends | Wales | Powys

Personal names

Corporate names

Newtown Meeting (Society of Friends : Powys, Wales)

Places

Newtown