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Shrewsbury Monthly Meeting (1672-1927) Records

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Shrewsbury Monthly Meeting was established in 1672. The Monthly Meeting was transferred to Philadelphia Yearly Meeting in 1682. Two branches formed at the time of the Separation. The Orthodox branch was discontinued in 1855. The Hicksite Monthly Meeting was transferred to New York Yearly Meeting in 1833. In 1908, the name changed to Shrewsbury Executive Meeting. In 1928, it merged with Squan Preparative Meeting to form Shrewsbury and Manasquan Monthly Meeting. This meeting became Manasquan Monthly Meeting in 1955. In 1954, Shrewsbury Monthly Meeting was reestablished from Shrewsbury Meeting of Friends which had been meeting as early as 1937.

Records of Shrewsbury Monthly Meeting, Hicksite and Orthodox, 1650-1920. Includes men's minutes, 1732-1920, women's minutes, 1680-1891, vital records, 1650-1914, and other miscellaneous records.

Divided into series: Men's Minutes: 1.1 1732-1756, 1.2 1786-1801, 1.3 1801-1821, 1.4 1821-1855, 1.5 1855-1904, 1.6 1904-1920, 1.7 clerk's drafts 1809-1825, 1.8 clerk's drafts 1868-1874, 1.9 1757-86, 1.10 index 1757-86; Women's Minutes: 2.1 1828-1829, 2.2 1873-1891, 2.3 clerk's drafts 1837-1842, 2.4 1829-32, 2.5 1833-37, 2.6 1680-1731, 2.7 1738-1816, 2.8 index 1817-55, 2.9 index 1738-58/1786-1816; Vital records: 3.1 Births and Deaths and Marriages 1650-1742; 3.2 Marriage certificates and intentions 1674-1902; 3.3 Marriages, Births, Deaths 1674-1853; 3.4 Births and Deaths 1699-1914; 3.5 Marriage certificates 1732-1853; 3.6 Marriage certificates 1828-1902; 3.7 Births, Deaths and marriages 1650-1742, 3.8 Marriage Certificates, Removal certificates and marriage intentions 1674-1902, 3.9 Births, deaths & marriages abstract, 1657-1876, 3.10 Record of members' deaths, removals, & disownments 1768-1853; Miscellaneous: 4.1 Scrapbook of manumissions, sufferings, etc.; 4.2 School fund, Accounts 1790-1808, 4.3 School Fund, Accounts 1807-1808, 4.4 School Fund, Accounts 1807-1810, 4.5 School, Pupil Accounts 1808-1808, 4.6 School Fund, Accounts 1809-1811, 4.7 Treasurer's Book 1828-1862, 4.8 Temperance Committee 1883-1893, 4.9 Misellaneous records 1770-1873.

Hicksite records transferred from Haviland Records Room by NYYM in 1997. Orthodox records deposited by Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. The latter were originally filed with PYM, but were moved from RG2/Ph/S45 to RG2/NY/S553 in 2011; these volumes included 3.9-3.10, 1.9-1.10, and 2.6-2.9.

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Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
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Inventory prepared by: FHL Staff
Finding Aid Date
2007
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Collection Inventory

RG2/NY/S553 1.1. Minutes, 1732-1756.
Existence and Location of Copies

Available on microfilm in the Library:

  1. Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY140
Physical Description

1 volume

Material Specific Details

Affiliation: Pre-Separation

RG2/NY/S553 1.9. Minutes, 1757-1786.
Existence and Location of Copies

Available on microfilm in the Library:

  1. Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-Ph585
Physical Description

1 volume

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Affiliation: Pre-Separation

RG2/NY/S553 1.10. Minutes index [transcript], 1757-1786.
Box 1
Existence and Location of Copies

Available on microfilm in the Library:

  1. Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-
Physical Description

1 folder

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Affiliation: Pre-Separation

RG2/NY/S553 1.2. Minutes, 1786-1801.
Existence and Location of Copies

Available on microfilm in the Library:

  1. Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY140
Physical Description

1 volume

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Affiliation: Pre-Separation

RG2/NY/S553 1.3. Minutes, 1801-1821.
Existence and Location of Copies

Available on microfilm in the Library:

  1. Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY140
Physical Description

1 volume

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Affiliation: Pre-Separation

RG2/NY/S553 1.4. Minutes, 1821-1855.
Existence and Location of Copies

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  1. Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY140
Physical Description

1 volume

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Affiliation: Hicksite

RG2/NY/S553 1.5. Minutes, 1855-1904.
Existence and Location of Copies

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  1. Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY282
Physical Description

1 volume

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Affiliation: Hicksite

RG2/NY/S553 1.6. Minutes, 1904-1920.
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  1. Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY282
Physical Description

1 volume

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Affiliation: Hicksite

RG2/NY/S553 1.7. Minutes, 1809-1825.
Box 1
Scope and Contents

clerk's drafts

Existence and Location of Copies

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  1. Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY282
Physical Description

1 envelope

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RG2/NY/S553 1.8. Minutes, 1868-1874.
Box 1
Scope and Contents

clerk's drafts

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  1. Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY282
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1 envelope

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Affiliation: Hicksite

RG2/NY/S553 2.6. Minutes, 1680-1731.
Box 1
Existence and Location of Copies

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  1. Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-Ph586
Physical Description

1 volume

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Affiliation: Pre-Separation

RG2/NY/S553 2.7. Minutes, 1738-1816.
Existence and Location of Copies

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  1. Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-Ph586
Physical Description

1 volume

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RG2/NY/S553 2.8. Minutes index, 1817-1855.
Box 1
Scope and Contents

Includes abstract typescript of womens' minutes 1680-1732.

Existence and Location of Copies

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  1. Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-Ph586
Physical Description

1 folder

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Affiliation: Pre-Separation/Orthodox

RG2/NY/S553 2.9. Minutes index, 1738-1758/1786-1816.
Box 1
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  1. Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-Ph586
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1 folder

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RG2/NY/S553 2.1. Minutes, 1828-1829.
Existence and Location of Copies

Available on microfilm in the Library:

  1. Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY141
Physical Description

1 volume

Material Specific Details

Affiliation: Hicksite

RG2/NY/S553 2.3. Minutes, 1829-1832.
Box 1
Existence and Location of Copies

Available on microfilm in the Library:

  1. Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY141
Physical Description

1 folder

Material Specific Details

Affiliation: Hicksite

RG2/NY/S553 2.4. Minutes, 1837-1842.
Existence and Location of Copies

Available on microfilm in the Library:

  1. Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY282
Physical Description

1 volume

Material Specific Details

Affiliation: Hicksite

RG2/NY/S553 2.5. Minutes, 1833-1837.
Existence and Location of Copies

Available on microfilm in the Library:

  1. Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY282
Physical Description

1 volume

Material Specific Details

Affiliation: Hicksite

RG2/NY/S553 2.2. Minutes, 1873-1891.
Existence and Location of Copies

Available on microfilm in the Library:

  1. Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY141
Physical Description

1 volume

Material Specific Details

Affiliation: Hicksite

RG2/NY/S553 3.1. Births and Deaths and Marriages, 1650-1742.
Existence and Location of Copies

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  1. Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY140
Physical Description

1 volume

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Affiliation: Pre-Separation

RG2/NY/S553 3.9. Births and Deaths and Marriages, 1657-1876.
Scope and Contents

"Abstract of Marriages and a copy of records of Births and Deaths of the Members of Shrewsbury Monthly Meeting of Friends" by Hugh D. Vail in 1878.

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  1. Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-Ph584
Physical Description

1 volume

Material Specific Details

Affiliation: Pre-Separation/Hicksite

RG2/NY/S553 3.2. Marriage Certificates and Intentions, 1674-1902.
Box 1
Existence and Location of Copies

Available on microfilm in the Library:

  1. Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY140
Physical Description

1 folder

Material Specific Details

Affiliation: Hicksite

RG2/NY/S553 3.3. Marriages, Births, Deaths, 1674-1853.
Existence and Location of Copies

Available on microfilm in the Library:

  1. Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY283
Physical Description

1 volume

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Affiliation: Hicksite

RG2/NY/S553 3.4. Births and Deaths, 1699-1914.
Existence and Location of Copies

Available on microfilm in the Library:

  1. Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY283
Physical Description

1 volume

Material Specific Details

Affiliation: Hicksite

RG2/NY/S553 3.1. Marriage Certificates, 1732-1853.
Existence and Location of Copies

Available on microfilm in the Library:

  1. Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY283
Physical Description

1 volume

Material Specific Details

Affiliation: Hicksite

RG2/NY/S553 3.6. Marriage Certificates, 1828-1902.
Existence and Location of Copies

Available on microfilm in the Library:

  1. Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY140
Physical Description

1 volume

Material Specific Details

Affiliation: Hicksite

RG2/NY/S553 3.7. Births, Deaths and Marriages, 1650-1742.
Existence and Location of Copies
  1. No film
Physical Description

1 volume in box

Material Specific Details

Affiliation: Pre-Separation

RG2/NY/S553 3.8. Marriage Certificates, Removal Certificates and Marriage Intentions, 1674-1902.
Box 1
Existence and Location of Copies

Available on microfilm in the Library:

  1. Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY282
Physical Description

1 volume

Material Specific Details

Affiliation: Hicksite

RG2/NY/S553 3.10. Record of Members' Deaths, Removals Disownments, 1768-1853.
Box 1
Existence and Location of Copies

Available on microfilm in the Library:

  1. Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-Ph584
Physical Description

1 volume

Material Specific Details

Affiliation: Pre-Separation/Orthodox

RG2/NY/S553 4.2. School Fund, Accounts, 1790-1808.
Existence and Location of Copies

Available on microfilm in the Library:

  1. Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY283
Physical Description

1 volume

Material Specific Details

Affiliation: Pre-Separation

RG2/NY/S553 4.3. School Fund, Accounts, 1807-1808.
Existence and Location of Copies

Available on microfilm in the Library:

  1. Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY283
Physical Description

1 volume

Material Specific Details

Affiliation: Pre-Separation

RG2/NY/S553 4.4. School Fund, Accounts, 1807-1810.
Existence and Location of Copies

Available on microfilm in the Library:

  1. Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY283
Physical Description

1 volume

Material Specific Details

Affiliation: Pre-Separation

RG2/NY/S553 4.5. School, Pupil Accounts, 1808-1808.
Existence and Location of Copies

Available on microfilm in the Library:

  1. Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY283
Physical Description

1 volume

Material Specific Details

Affiliation: Pre-Separation

RG2/NY/S553 4.6. School Fund, Accounts, 1809-1811.
Existence and Location of Copies

Available on microfilm in the Library:

  1. Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY283
Physical Description

1 volume

Material Specific Details

Affiliation: Pre-Separation

RG2/NY/S553 4.7. Treasurer's Book, 1828-1862.
Existence and Location of Copies

Available on microfilm in the Library:

  1. Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY283
Physical Description

1 volume

Material Specific Details

Affiliation: Hicksite

RG2/NY/M343 4.3 oversize. Deeds, 1695-1807.
Existence and Location of Copies

Available on microfilm in the Library:

  1. Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-
Scope and Contents

Includes: 1695, John Lippincott to Jedidiah Allen et.al. [Trustees], Shrewsbury, for Meeting house and Burial Place; 1717, Preserve Lippincott to John Lippincott et.al. [Trustees], Shrewsbury, for Meeting house; 1802, Peter Wolcott et ux to Jacob Woolley and Timothy Corlies [Trustees], Shrewsbury, NJ, for a school house; 1802, Peter Wolcott et ux to Jacob Woolley and Timothy Corlies [Trustees], Shrewsbury, for a school house.

Physical Description

1 folder

Material Specific Details

Affiliation: Pre-Separation/Hicksite

RG2/NY/M343 4.3 oversize. Certificate of Incorporation, 1897.
Existence and Location of Copies

Available on microfilm in the Library:

  1. Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-
Physical Description

1 folder

Material Specific Details

Affiliation: Hicksite

Existence and Location of Copies

Available on microfilm in the Library:

  1. Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY283
RG2/NY/S553 4.8. Minutes, 1883-1893.
Physical Description

1 volume

Material Specific Details

Affiliation: Hicksite

RG2/NY/S553 4.1. Scrapbook of Manumissions, Sufferings, etc., 1773-1802.
Existence and Location of Copies

Available on microfilm in the Library:

  1. Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY283
Physical Description

1 volume

Material Specific Details

Affiliation: Pre-Separation

RG2/NY/S553 4.9. Miscellaneous Records, 1770-1873.
Box 2 Box 3
Existence and Location of Copies

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  1. Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-
Scope and Contents

Loose records. Includes the following: Certificates of Removal A-M, 1773-1873; Disownments and Acknowledgements A-F, 1781-1831 and n.d.; Disownments and Acknowledgements O-Z, 1780-1848 and n.d.; Membership. 1787-1828.; Schools and School Fund, 1784-1842 and n.d.; Reports, 1771-1843 and n.d.; Subscription for the Indians, 1796-1797.; Miscellaneous Finances, 1770-1861.; Discipline Recommendations, 1777.; Certificates of Removal N-Z, 1781-1873; Disownments and Acknowledgements G-N, 1784-1832 and n.d.; Travelling Certificates (Ministers), 1781-1848; Sufferings, 1777, 1817-18; Queries, 1811-1822 and n.d.; Epistles, 1831.; Property Finances, 1770-1859.; Communications With Other Meetings and Care of Poor, 1789-1854 and n.d.; Opinion of the World of the Rising Generation of the Society of Friends, n.d.

Physical Description

2 boxes

Material Specific Details

Affiliation: Pre-Separation

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