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Medford and Upper Evesham Monthly Meetings Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: QM-Ph-M400

Scope and Contents

Records of Medford Monthly Meeting and its predecessors, 1691-1996, include: Orthodox births and deaths, 1691-1882; Orthodox marriages, 1794-1957; Hicksite membership register, 1758-1978; Orthodox membership, 1693-1979; Orthodox removals, 1794-1935; Hicksite men's meeting and joint session minutes, 1828-1956; Orthodox men’s meeting minutes, 1811-1996; Hicksite women's minutes, 1828-1896; Orthodox women’s minutes, 1794-1917; Hicksite ministers' and elders' minutes, 1829-1896; Orthodox ministers’ and elders’ minutes, 1794-1953; financial records, 1794-1964; miscellaneous papers, 1798-1840.


  • 1758-1996


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

Copyright has not been assigned to the Repositories All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to the individual Meeting or its successor. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Repositories as the holder(s) of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by reader.

Biographical / Historical

Upper Evesham Monthly Meeting was established in 1793 by Salem Quarterly Meeting out of Evesham Monthly Meeting. Its first business sessions opened in 1794; the monthly meeting was transferred to Haddonfield Quarterly Meeting later that year. The Hicksite monthly meeting changed its name to Medford Monthly Meeting in 1849.

In 1956, Upper Evesham Monthly Meeting (Orthodox) merged with Medford Monthly Meeting to form Medford United Monthly Meeting. In 1982, the meeting changed its name to "Medford Monthly Meeting." Medford is currently an active monthly meeting.


11.5 Linear Feet



Physical Location

This collection includes records stored at the Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College and at the Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections. Please contact for more information on depositing new records.

Immediate Source of Acquisition


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Find It at the Library

Most of the materials in this catalog are not digitized and can only be accessed in person. Please see our website for more information about visiting or requesting reproductions from Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College Library