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No- u Record of Sufferings of the Quakers in Cornwall, Edited by NORMAN PENNEY, LL.D. Introduction by L. V. HODGKIN. Price ys. 6d. post paid. Full transcription of the original manuscript. No Quaker Language A Study by T. E. HARVEY, M.A. Price is. 6d., post id. The Presidential Address to the Society, March, Richard Vann gives a good account of the long pre-publication history of Besse’s Sufferings and its complicated relationship with the Great Books of Sufferings, the Original Records of Sufferings, quarterly meeting records and other sources in “Friends sufferings – collected and recollected” (Quaker history, vol/1 (Spring ), p. The first surviving minute book for York Monthly Meeting for example refers to the appointment of Friends to record births, marriages and burials in /1, and the purchase of a book to record sufferings in [minute book vol. 1, , D 1, Clifford Street archive, Leeds University Library]. For current Quaker Meetings (), use the first link on the Links page. Any modification or addition to the records below will be given in italics. FALMOUTH MM () WEST CORNWALL MM () CORNWALL MM () CORNWALL AM ( Falmouth MM was established in as a constituent meeting of CORNWALL QUARTERLY MEETING.
Since its beginning in , the society has aimed to become a ‘centre of excellence’ by encouraging Cornish family history research. This is being achieved by publishing a quarterly Journal, co-ordinating the transcription and indexing of over 5 million original records, maintaining a research library in Truro for members and the general public and offering a means of worldwide contact. Most of what follows is based on ‘The Beginnings of Quakerism in Devon and Cornwall’, , by Hubert Fox; shelfmark FOX in Friends’ House Library. That history is based on six earlier books, one being “A Collection of the Sufferings of the People called Quakers..”, by Joseph Besse, Luke Hinde, London Some additional information is provided from ‘Our Quaker Heritage. Burlington Court Book: Quaker Jurisprudence in West NJ: West New Jersey: H Clay Reed, Sufferings of Early Quakers: New England, Maryland and West Indies: 3: NWENG, MD, WIND: Joseph Besse: Quaker Records for Cornwall [BMDs] All of Cornwall: Cornish History Society: Borrowing books. Although the Library's printed collection is mainly for reference, duplicate copies of modern books may be loaned to registered readers in the UK. Check the catalogue record for the book's loan status: if it says “For loan", it is available to borrow. Feedback.
In , the Quaker faith (Religious Society of Friends) began in Ireland. Its roots can be found among English soldiers, farmers, and merchants who arrived in Ireland after the English Civil War (). These immigrants converted to the new religion from a variety of other nonconforming protestant , there were Quaker meetings across Ireland within the provinces of. The first report of Quakers at Sennen appears in the a book by Norman Penney, " The Record of Sufferings of Friends in Cornwall ". Mr. Penney transcribed a record kept by Thomas Lower the step son-in-law of George Fox. Thomas Lower reported that in John Ellis, whose home was at Brea Farm on the Sennen- St Just boundary was summoned before. The early records (now first printed) of the introduction of Quakerism into the Counties of England and Wales. Record of the Sufferings of Quakers in Cornwall No 14 () Transcribed and Edited: Norman Penney. Introduction: L. Violet Hodgkin. An Orator's Library (John Bright and his Books) No 21 (). Meeting of Sufferings & Books of Suffering at Friends House Library See also: Joseph Besse's Collection of the Sufferings of the people called Quakers (); local records of the Quarter Sessions Births & Burials. Locally registers were kept from the late s for births, marriages and burials.