Quakers in Essex

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This page is for information and resources for Quakers in Essex.

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Monthly Meetings

Please note that the Quakers Project uses Monthly Meetings for categorisation purposes, not Quarterly Meetings or local Preparative Meetings

  • Barking Monthly Meeting (from 1691, became Ratcliffe and Barking Monthly Meeting)
  • Coggleshall Monthly Meeting
  • Colchester Monthly Meeting
    • Note that from 1667 to 1753 the borough of Colchester was not part of Colchester Monthly Meeting but had its own separate Two Weeks Meeting
  • Felsted Monthly Meeting
  • Ham and Waltham Monthly Meeting (to 1691 when it split into Enfield Monthly Meeting, Middlesex and Barking monthly Meeting)
  • Manningtree Monthly Meeting
  • Ratcliffe and Barking Monthly Meeting (formerly Barking Monthly Meeting)
  • Thaxted Monthly Meeting
  • Witham Monthly Meeting


Meeting Houses



  • Joseph Besse. Sufferings of Early Quakers, 1753, Vol. I, pp. 190-208, Chapter XIV, Essex, Hathi Trust
  • Joyce Whittington. Early History of Thaxted Monthly Meeting, William Sessions, 1995


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