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Hardwick and Randolph Monthly Meeting (Hicksite) Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-H373

Scope and Contents

Records of Hardwick and Randolph Monthly Meeting (Hicksite) and its pre-Separation predecessors, Hardwick and Randolph and Hardwick and Mendham Monthly Meetings, 1714-1854. Includes: Men's and women's minutes 1797-1855, births & deaths, 1715-1861, abstract (3 copies) of marriages, 1714-1855, list of members, removals, 1792-1847, and minutes of Ministers and Elders, 1823-1840.

Dates

  • 1714-1854

Creator

Language of Materials

These records are entirely in English

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Where available, access is through microfilm.

Copyright and Rights Information

Information on reproduction policies available in the library.

Biographical / Historical

Hardwick and Mendham Monthly Meeting was established in 1797, set off from Kingwood Monthly Meeting. In 1811 the name of the meeting was changed to Hardwick and Randolph Monthly Meeting. This meeting was laid down in 1855, members attached to Rahway and Plainfield.

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet (13 volumes)

Overview

Records of Hardwick and Randolph Monthly Meeting (Hicksite) and its pre-Separation predecessors, Hardwick and Randolph and Hardwick and Mendham Monthly Meetings, 1714-1854. Includes: Men's and women's minutes 1797-1855, births & deaths, 1715-1861, abstract (3 copies) of marriages, 1714-1855, list of members, removals, 1792-1847, and minutes of Ministers and Elders, 1823-1840.

Arrangement

Divided into series: Minutes: 1.1 1797-1854; Women's minutes: 2.1 1823-1839, 2.2 1840-1843, 2.3 1843-1849, 2.4 1803-1822, 2.5 1803-22 (copy); Vital records: 3.1 Births and Deaths 1715-1861, 3.2 Marriages (abs.) 1714-1855, 3.3 Marriages (abs.) 1714-1855, 3.4 Marriages (abs.) 1714-1855, 3.5 List of members 1828-1829, 3.6 Removals 1792-1847; Ministers and Elders: 4.1 1823-1840.

Custodial History

Transferred from Haviland Records Room by NYYM in 1997.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit, 1997.

Existence and Location of Copies

Minutes, 1797-1854, women's minutes, 1803-49, marriages, 1798-1848, births & deaths, 1715-1861, and removals, 1797-1847 also available in microfilm, for use in the repository only: MR-NY57.

Related Materials

This meeting was transferred from Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Hicksite) to New York Yearly Meeting (Hicksite) in 1833. For records of the Orthodox members of this monthly meeting who were attached to Rahway and Plainfield Monthly Meeting Meeting (Orthodox), see Philadelphia Yearly Meeting finding aids.

General

Vol.2.4 (1803-1822) was formerly stored with the records of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, and was transferred in 2005.
Title
RECORDS OF MONTHLY MEETINGS OF FRIENDS FOR HARDWICK AND RANDOLPH (HICKSITE), HARDWICK AND RANDOLPH, AND HARDWICK AND MENDHAM
Subtitle
An Inventory of Its Records at the Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
Author
Inventory prepared by: FHL Staff
Date
2007
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Find It at the Library

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