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Fallowfield Preparative Meeting Records

Identifier: QM-Ph-F320
Records of Fallowfield Preparative Meeting (Hicksite), 1797-1936, as follows: Minutes of the men's meeting and joint sessions, 1848-1936; women's meeting minutes, 1797-1806 and 1823-1893; membership lists, ca. 1805, [190-?], 1910; treasurer's accounts, 1895-1907. Records of Fallowfield Preparative Meeting (Orthodox) include: men’s meeting minutes, 1827-1891; women’s meeting minutes, 1847-1883; membership, 1858-1884; account books, 1890-1895.


  • 1797-1936


Language of Materials

Records entriely in English

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

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

Copyright and Rights Information

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1.25 Linear Feet

Biographical / Historical

An indulged meeting for worship was established by New Garden Monthly Meeting in 1792. Care of this meeting was transferred to London Grove in 1795. A meeting for worship at Fallowfield was established by Western Quarterly Meeting in 1795, and the preparative meeting in 1796. In 1796, the preparative meeting and meeting for worship were transferred to Fallowfield Monthly Meeting. Two meetings emerged at the time of the Separation of 1827.

Fallowfield Preparative Meeting (Orthodox) was transferred to London Grove Monthly Meeting in 1838 and was discontinued in 1891.

Fallowfield Preparative Meeting (Hicksite) was absorbed by Fallowfield Monthly Meeting in 1936.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

A Finding Aid for its Meeting Records Deposited in Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College and Haverford College Quaker Collection
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Revision Statements

  • 2017: 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. This finding aid was updated by Madison Arnold-Scerbo in 2017.
  • 2017: This electronic finding aid was updated by Grace Thiele, 2017.

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