Quakers in Lancashire

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

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Monthly Meetings

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  • Joseph Besse. Sufferings of Early Quakers, 1753, Vol. I, pp.300-330, Chapter XXII, Lancashire, Hathi Trust
  • Mary Bonsall. The Bickerstaffe Quakers & The Friends Graveyard at Bickerstaffe - a Monograph (undated), Holy Trinity, Bickerstaffe website, accessed 4 January 2020
  • Harper Gaythorpe. Swarthmoor Meeting House, Ulverston: A Quaker Stronghold in 'Transactions of the Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society', Vol. 6, 1906, pp. 275-278, PDF, accessed 31 March 2020
  • Nicholas J Morgan. Lancashire Quakers and the Tithe, 1660-1730, Bulletin of the John Rylands Library, 1988, available on University of Manchester Library website, Manchester eScholar, accessed 4 January 2020
  • Benjamin Nightingale. Early Stages of the Quaker movement in Lancashire. London Congregational Union of England and Wales, 1921, Internet Archives
  • Isabel Ross. Margaret Fell, Mother of Quakerism, 3rd edition, William Sessions, 1996 (has quite a bit of information on early Lancashire Quakers)


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