Centre Preparative Meeting (Burrsville, Md.) Records
Held at: Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College [Contact Us]
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A meeting for worship was established at Concordville (MD) by the Nicholites circa 1770. In 1798, the meeting was transferred to Third Haven Monthly Meeting; later in 1798, a preparative meeting was established. In 1800, the meetings at Centre were transferred to Northwest Fork Monthly Meeting. The Orthodox preparative meeting was discontinued in 1828. Centre Meeting was transferred to Motherkiln Monthly Meeting in 1828, then to Wilmington Monthly Meeting in 1831. The meeting was discontinued in 1832. Centre Preparative Meeting (Hicksite) was discontinued in 1839; its members were attached to Northwest Fork Preparative Meeting and an ingulged meeting was established. In 1843, the preparative meeting was reestablished. In 1862 or 1863, the meeting removed to Burrsville from Concordville. The preparative meeting and meeting for worship were discontinued circa 1873
Records include: minutes of the pre-Separation and Hicksite meeting, 1824-1828.
- Centre Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends : 1798-1827 : Concordville, Md.)
- Centre Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends : Hicksite : 1827-1853 : Burrsville, Md.)
- Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
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Collection is open for research. Access may be provided via digital or microfilm copy, per repository policy.
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Minutes of Centre Preparative Meeting 1824 6mo9-1828 9mo3. Includes minutes of the pre-Separation and Hicksite meetings
Available on microfilm in the following location(s):
- Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-Ph88
- Haverford: No Film
1 v.Material Specific Details
Affiliation: Pre-Separation/HicksitePhysical Location
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College