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Westmoreland Monthly Meeting (Orthodox) Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-W525

Scope and Contents

Records of Westmoreland Monthly Meeting and its predecessors, 1817-1924. Includes minutes, 1817-1920; vital records, 1818-85; and miscellaneous items, 1827-1906.

Dates

  • 1817-1920

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

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Biographical / Historical

Bridgewater Monthly Meeting was established in 1817. After the 1828 Separation, The Hicksite branch, which became part of Genesee Yearly Meeting, changed its name to Verona Monthly Meeting in 1840 and was laid down in 1880. The name of Bridgewater (Orthodox) was changed to New Hartford Monthly Meeting in 1843 and to Westmoreland Monthly Meeting in 1867. It was laid down in 1924.

Extent

1 Linear Feet (9 volumes(2 folders))

Overview

Records of Westmoreland Monthly Meeting and its predecessors, 1867-1924. Includes minutes, 1817-1920; vital records, 1818-85; and miscellaneous items, 1827-1914.

Arrangement

Divided into series: Minutes: 1.1 1817-52, 1.2 1852-1920; Women's minutes: 2.1 1817-60, 2.2 1860-83; Vital Records: 3.1 Register 1818-85, 3.2 Register 1885-1924; Ministers and Elders: 4.1 1860-82, 4.2 1892-1906; Treasurer's Records: 5.1 1827-82; Miscellaneous: 6.1 Historical Sketch of the Meeting House 1914, 6.2 Minute Extracts Regarding John S. Peckham.

Custodial History

Transferred from Haviland Records Room by NYYM in 1997.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit, 1997.

General

4.2 contains Ministers'and Elders' Minutes for Western Monthly Meeting, 1843-70.
Title
RECORDS OF WESTMORELAND MONTHLY MEETING (ORTHODOX)
Subtitle
An Inventory of Its Records at the Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
Author
Inventory prepared by: FHL Staff
Date
2007
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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