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Esgair Goch Friends Burial Ground Records

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

Held at:

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

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. Esgair Goch Friends were part of the Hereford and Mid-Wales Monthly Meeting.

CONTENT

Scope and content: Returns to Charity Commissioners, 1854, relating to the Friends' graveyard at Esgair Goch.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/script: English

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: No information found

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

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


INDEX ENTRIES

Subjects

Society of Friends | Wales | Powys

Personal names

Corporate names

Esgair Goch Meeting (Society of Friends : Wales)

Places

Montgomeryshire