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The Quakers of Melksham 1669-1950

Harold Fassnidge

The Quakers of Melksham 1669-1950

by Harold Fassnidge

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Published by Bradford on Avon Friends in Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Quakers -- England -- Melksham -- History.,
  • Society of Friends -- England -- Melksham -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 173-174.

    StatementHarold Fassnidge ; with illustrations by Jane Townesend.
    ContributionsBradford on Avon Friends.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX7678.M45 F37 1992
    The Physical Object
    Pagination186 p. :
    Number of Pages186
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15324830M
    ISBN 100951943308
    OCLC/WorldCa26894755

    Note that there is a book titled "Records of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), Digest of births, marriages and burials, Scotland " (NAS reference CH10/1/64) which is apparently the Scottish digest since it is in alphabetical order.   Use FHL book K22h At various libraries (WorldCat), Monthly Meetings in North America: a Quaker Index, 4th ed., Rev. Thomas C. Hill. Cincinnati, Ohio: Thomas C. Hill, , also available on FHL microfilm item This book can be found in the Churches section of the United States and Canada reference areas of the Family History.

      Quakers do not regard any book as being the actual 'word of God'. Most Quakers regard the Bible as a very great inspirational book but they don't see it as the only one, and so they read other. In his book entitled History of the Religious Society of Friends from its Rise to the Year , Quaker minister and author Samuel McPherson Janney () summarized Quaker religious activities during the early years in Pennsylvania."The Friends, soon after their arrival, were careful to establish, in every neighborhood, meetings for divine worship, where they offered up grateful.

    The Limes is a Grade II listed building in Melksham, Wiltshire, England. See why it was listed, view it on a map, see visitor comments and photos and share your own comments and photos of this building. Book Description: Covering three hundred years of history, G.B. Burnet uncovers the beginnings and downfall of the Scottish Quaker movement, which, during its period of , had an estimated adherents. The story of Quakerism can be divided into four main periods: its rise during the few years of Cromwell's rule; the 'epic' period.


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If you have Quaker ancestors, you are in luck, because Quakers are well known for keeping excellent records. There are detailed records of births, deaths, and marriages of Quakers going back to the early ’s. Sacraments - Quakers do not practice a ritual baptism but believe that life, when lived in the example of Jesus Christ, is a sacrament.

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Records of Quakers in Melksham date from when a group of 80 Friends met at the home of Robert and Hester Marshman at Shaw Hill, about 2 miles from the town. Meetings continued here and in the Marshman home was registered as a place of worship in the name of Hester.

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