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Upper Dublin Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection — othertype: SW/Ph/U620
Identifier: QM-Ph-U620

Scope and Contents

Records of Upper Dublin Preparative Meeting (Hicksite) and its predecessor, the pre-Separation meeting, 1816-1940, as follows: women's meeting minutes, 1816-1885; book of discipline belonging to the women's meeting, 1806-1829; burial chart, 1818-1929; plan of meetinghouse and burial ground, 1934.


  • 1816-1940.


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

An indulged meeting at Upper Dublin was established by Horsham Monthly Meeting in 1814. A meeting for worship and preparative meeting were established under Horsham Monthly Meeting by Abington Quarterly Meeting in 1815. The opening business session was held in 1816. The Orthodox preparative meeting was discontinued in 1827, and its members were attached to Horsham Preparative Meeting. Upper Dublin Preparative Meeting (Hicksite)formed at the time of the Separation was transferred to Upper Dublin Monthly Meeting in 1941. The preparative meeting continued as a committee of the United monthly meeting after 1941.


3 Linear Feet



Physical Location

This collection is stored at the Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College.

Immediate Source of Acquisition


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