2 edition of records of the Society of Friends in Norfolk found in the catalog.
records of the Society of Friends in Norfolk
Margaret Gripper Gray
Catalogue submitted in part requirement for the University of London Diploma in Archive Administration.
They had declared their marriage intention at Hopewell. Friends in international development[ edit ] Eric Bakera prominent Quaker, was one of the founders of Amnesty International and also the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament. Marriage records covering the entire life of Hopewell Monthly Meeting seem quite complete. If you only want to search for Photos, click the Photos button and type in your keyword s or phrase. Fundraising Margaret C.
It is estimated that Quakers made up more than 10 percent of the population of the original thirteen colonies, and that half of the early settlers of America had Quaker relatives. Also of interest are two posters, both created ca. Under primogeniture, Virginia wills may not always name the wife or the eldest son of the testator. While the Roanoke office and branches in other areas of the state have closed, the Children's Home Society of Virginia remains vital and forward-moving in its second century of service, with offices in Richmond and Fredericksburg. Arrangement This collection is arranged into the following series: I. See notations in Contents List for details.
With its budget coming entirely from donations and, starting infrom the Richmond Community Fundthe Society struggled financially in its early years. A new workhouse was built innow the Northgate Hospital. One major adjustment resulting from the study came with the shift to a staff of trained social workers. Friends in international development[ edit ] Eric Bakera prominent Quaker, was one of the founders of Amnesty International and also the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament. This is an ongoing project and it is not possible to set an end date.
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Individuals with a written will died testate. The encyclopedia includes approximatelyentries, and each volume has a separate surname index, and there is also an index to cover all six indexes.
Following that is an abstract of the minutes of the meeting, including marriages, new memberships, transfers of membership, disownments, and restorations to membership. Print this page Friends of the Library The Los Angeles Public Library has many community support organizations which work with the library to raise funds and sponsor programs to enhance library service throughout the community.
Formation of Friends World Committee for Consultation[ edit ] After the two great wars brought the different kinds of Quakers closer together, Friends from different yearly meetings—many of whom had served together in the Friends Ambulance Unit, on the American Friends Service Committee, and in other relief work—later held several Quaker World Conferences; this resulted in the creation of a standing body of Friends, the Friends World Committee for Consultation.
Fundraising V. Many eventually collectively became the Five Years Meeting and then Friends United Meetingalthough London Yearly Meetingwhich had been strongly Gurneyite in the 19th century, did not join either of these groups.
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About the yearAmos Janney from Bucks County, and soon after diverse other Friends settled about forty miles lower in Virginia than Opeckan, who obtained leave to hold a meeting for worship on first days, which was held at the said Amos Janney's and other Friends houses till the yearwhen a piece of land was purchased, and a meetinghouse built thereon, called Fairfax, where meetings are since held twice a week.
Marriage could also be accomplished "by publication," meaning by the reading of banns. Much of Norfolk's fairly flat and fertile land has been drained for use as arable land.
When two or more Friends might meet on the road or in a forest, they were almost certain to stop and hold a meeting if circumstances permitted. The remaining records of interest to us post are few; it appears that most of our ancestors left the Quaker faith when they decided to bear arms in the fight for independence.
Such relinquishments were not always recorded with the deeds. If something piques your interest, click the thumbnail to view a larger version of the image.
A list of probate records omitted from Torrence's volume along with corrections is available. Southwest Branch Board minutes and financial statements, March June volume 18 Access Restriction This item contains sensitive information and is closed to the public until They returned an inventory of the decedent's personal property to the court to be recorded.
After the death of an individual, his or her will was brought into court, where two of the subscribing witnesses swore that the document was genuine. Although this grant had not been made final untilthe migration of Families of Friends into the valley seems to have been started soon after application had been made for it, and that by not less than seventy such families had settled in this wild region.
By the 5th century the Angles, after whom East Anglia and England itself are named, had established control of the region and later became the "north folk" and the "south folk", hence, "Norfolk" and " Suffolk ".
Except for a few years early in the eighteenth century, slaves in Virginia were considered personal property and consequently were not usually sold by deed. John Butterfield and Mary Brown declared marriage intentions The terrain was wild and entirely uncultivated; houses had to be built of logs, after clearings were made for them.
Appointments of guardians are recorded in the county court order books.Norfolk Record Society The Society was founded in to encourage the study and preservation of Norfolk records and to publish editions of documents relating to the history of the county.
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Norfolk (/ ˈ n ɔːr f ə k /) is a county in East Anglia in England. It borders Lincolnshire to the northwest, Cambridgeshire to the west and southwest, and Suffolk to the south.
Its northern and eastern boundaries are the North Sea and to the north-west, The Wash. The county town is sylvaindez.comtuent country: England. 1. Why use this guide? Use this guide to find out how port books can help in researching the development of trade, especially in the 17th and 18th centuries.
Port books provide some information about individuals – but they are not the best source for this. Our research guides on immigration and. It's worth the trip to Norfolk, the small town with the very BIG book sale! When - Friends Members are invited to shop early at the private Members Only preview sale on Friday night.
A current membership is required or may be purchased at the door beginning at. The Suffolk Records Society was founded to encourage the study and preservation of Suffolk Records from the Middle Ages to the present day. Since it has worked tirelessly to bring these documentary sources of Suffolk’s rich history to a wider audience.