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Nottingham Quarterly Meeting Records

Identifier: QM-B-N685
Records of Nottingham Quarterly Meeting, 1819-1990. Includes men's and joint minutes 1819-1990, women's minutes 1819-93, Ministers and Elders minutes 1819-1973, financial and property records 1886-1918, and reports to Yearly Meeting 1835-82.


  • 1819-1990


Language of Materials

Records in English

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Collection is open for research. Access may be provided via digital or microfilm copy, per repository policy.

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3 Linear Feet

Biographical / Historical

Nottingham Quarterly Meeting was established in 1819 under Baltimore Yearly Meeting. It included Nottingham and Little Britain meetings from the Western Quarter of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, and Deer Creek from Baltimore Quarter. During the Separation of 1828, most of the Quakers in Nottingham Quarter affiliated with Hicksite branch of Friends. Nottingham Quarterly Meeting (Orthodox) continued until it was laid down in 1855 by Baltimore Yearly Meeting (Orthodox) at the time of the Wilburite separation.


Divided into series: 1.Men's and Joint Minutes; 2.Women's Minutes; 3.Ministers & Elders; 4.Financial and Property Records; 5.Miscellaneous.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit, Baltimore Yearly Meeting.

Existence and Location of Copies

Also available in microfilm, for use in the Library only: MR-B178, 184, 187-8.


Volumes 1.1-1.3 contain lists of clerks from 1819-1973.
A Finding Aid for its Records Deposited in Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
Language of description

Revision Statements

  • 2016: This electronic finding aid was updated in Summer 2016 by Abdulrezak Kemal in preparation for importing into ArchivesSpace, to conform to current markup standards and the ArchivesSpace data model.

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