New Bedford Monthly Meeting of Friends (Wilburite) Records

1845-1865
4 vols. (0.5 linear foot)
Call no.: MS 902 W553 M493
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Formed during the separation of 1845, the Wilburite monthly meeting in New Bedford, Mass., was active until 1865. A member of Sandwich Quarterly Meeting (Wilburite), its members were joined to Dartmouth Monthly Meeting (Wilburite) after it was laid down.



The records of the New Bedford Monthly Meeting (Wilburite) include comprehensive minutes for both the men's and women's meetings, along with records of births, deaths, marriages, and removals.

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Background on New Bedford Monthly Meeting (Wilburite)


An image of: Abbie Loring in Cape Cod Quaker attire, ca.1930.Photo by Alton H. Blackington

Abbie Loring in Cape Cod Quaker attire, ca.1930.

Photo by Alton H. Blackington

Formed during the separation of 1845, the Wilburite monthly meeting in New Bedford, Mass., was active until 1865. A member of Sandwich Quarterly Meeting (Wilburite), its members were joined to Dartmouth Monthly Meeting (Wilburite) after it was laid down.

Scope of collection

The records of the New Bedford Monthly Meeting (Wilburite) include comprehensive minutes for both the men's and women's meetings, along with records of births, deaths, marriages, and removals.

Inventory

New Bedford Monthly Meeting (Wilburite)
1845-1865
New Bedford Monthly (Wilburite): Minutes (Men)
1845-1865
Bound vol.
09:B4
New Bedford Monthly (Wilburite): Minutes (Women)
1845-1865
Bound vol.
09:B4
New Bedford Monthly (Wilburite): Vital records: Births and deaths
1860 Oct.-1887
Bound vol.
09:B4
New Bedford Monthly (Wilburite): Vital records: Removals and marriages
1845-1865
Bound vol.
09:B4

Administrative information

Access

The collection is open for research.

Provenance

Gift of the New England Yearly Meeting of Friends Records, March 2016.

Related Material

This collection is part of the New England Yearly Meeting Records.

Processing Information

Processed by Nora D. Charles, Feb. 2020.

Language:

English

Copyright and Use (More information )

Cite as: New Bedford Monthly Meeting of Friends (Wilburite) Records (MS 902 W553 N493). Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries.

Search terms

Subjects

  • New Bedford (Mass.)--Religious life and customs
  • New England Yearly Meeting of Friends
  • Quakers--Massachusetts
  • Society of Friends--Massachusetts
  • Wilburite

Contributors

  • New Bedford Monthly Meeting of Friends (Wilburite : 1845-1865) [main entry]

Genres and formats

  • Minutes (Administrative records)
  • Vital records (Document genre)

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