Powys County Archives Office
Esgair Goch Friends Burial Ground Records
Reference code(s): GB 0223 M/NC/2B
Title: Esgair Goch Friends Burial Ground Records
Short title: Esgair Goch Friends burial ground, records
Dates of creation: 1854
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: (1 item)
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. Esgair Goch Friends were part of the Hereford and Mid-Wales Monthly Meeting.
Scope and content: Returns to Charity Commissioners, 1854, relating to the Friends' graveyard at Esgair Goch.
ACCESS AND USE
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: No information found
Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds
Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Powys County Archives Service, Esgair Goch Friends Burial Ground, 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