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Pilesgrove Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: QM-Ph-P520

Scope and Contents

Records of the Pilesgrove Monthly Meeting, 1756-1929, include: vital records, 1756-1928; Hicksite men’s minutes, 1794-1929; Orthodox men’s minutes, 1827-1830; Hicksite women's minutes, 1794-1823 and 1827-1893; Orthodox women’s minutes, 1828-1830; Hicksite ministers and elders' minutes, 1800-1805 and 1836-1897.


  • Creation: 1756-1929


Conditions Governing Access

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

Conditions Governing Use

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

Pilesgrove Monthly Meeting was established in 1794 by Salem Quarterly Meeting out of Salem Monthly Meeting. At the time of the Hicksite Separation of 1827, the meeting split into Hicksite and Orthodox branches.

Pilesgrove Monthly Meeting (Orthodox) was discontinued in 1830.

In 1928, Salem Quarterly Meeting approved the dissolution of Pilesgrove Monthly Meeting (Hicksite). Its two preparative meetings were then established as Mullica Hill Monthly Meeting and Woodstown Monthly Meeting.


9.5 linear ft.

0.1 GB

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Physical Location

This collection includes records stored at the Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College and at the Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections.

Immediate Source of Acquisition


Pilesgrove Monthly Meeting Records
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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 repoductions from Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College Library