Powys County Archives Office
Society of Friends, Newtown Meeting House
Reference code(s): GB 0223 M/NC/2A
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
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.
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
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.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained
Accruals: Accruals are not expected
Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited .
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