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Shrewsbury Monthly Meeting (Orthodox) Records

 Collection — othertype: HV/Ph/S500
Identifier: QM-Ph-S500

Scope and Contents

Records of Shrewsbury Monthly Meeting (Orthodox), 1657-1914. Includes: minutes, 1828-1854; women's meeting minutes, 1680-1855; financial records, 1817-1855.

An inventory of the records of Shrewsbury Monthly Meeting -- pre-Separation, Hicksite, and post-Reunification -- may be found in the New York Yearly Meeting finding aids at Friends Historical Library.


  • Creation: 1817 - 1855


Language of Materials

Records entirely 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

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

Shrewsbury Monthly Meeting was established in 1672 and transferred to Philadelphia Yearly Meeting in 1682. Two branches were formed at the time of the Separation. The Orthodox Monthly Meeting was discontinued in 1855, its members transferred to Rahway and Plainfield Monthly Meeting (Orthodox).

The Hicksite Monthly Meeting was transferred to New York Yearly Meeting (Hicksite) in 1833. It merged with Squan Preparative Meeting in 1928 to form Shrewsbury and Manasquan Monthly Meeting (Hicksite), and in 1955 divided into Manasquan Monthly Meeting and a new Shrewsbury Monthly Meeting.


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Physical Location

This collection is stored at the Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections.

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