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Quakers in Leicestershire

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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

  • Braunston Monthly Meeting (subsequently named Oakham)
  • Dalby Monthly Meeting (split from Leicester Monthly Meeting in about 1690; merged with Swannington Monthly meeting in 1762 to form Dalby and Donnington Monthly Meeting)
  • Dalby and Donnington Monthly Meeting (formed in 1762 from the merger of Dalby and Swannington Monthly Meetings; dissolved in 1790 when the preparatory meetings joined Nottingham Monthly Meeting)
  • Hinckley Monthly Meeting (split from Leicester Monthly Meeting in about 1690; merged with Leicester Monthly Meeting in 1761 to form Leicester and Hinkley Monthly Meeting)
  • Hinckley, Leicester and Oakham Monthly Meeting (formed in 1790 from merger of Leicester and Hinkley Monthly Meeting and Oakham Monthly Meeting)
  • Leicester Monthly Meeting (to 1761)
  • Leicester and Hinckley Monthly Meeting (formed in 1761 from the merging of Leicester and Hinkley Monthly Meetings; merged with Oakham Monthly Meeting in 1790 to form Hinkley, Leicester and Oakham Monthly Meeting)
  • Oakham Monthly Meeting (formerly named Braunston; merged with Leicester Monthly Meeting in 1790 to form Hinkley, Leicester and Oakham Monthly Meeting)
  • Swannington Monthly Meeting (merged with Dalby Monthly Meeting in 1762 to form Dalby and Donnington Monthly Meeting)

Cemeteries

  • Leicester Friends Burial Ground

Meeting Houses

Websites

Publications

  • Joseph Besse. Sufferings of Early Quakers, 1753, Vol. I, pp. 330-346, Chapter XXIII, Leicestershire and Rutland, Hathi Trust
  • R H Evans. The Quakers of Leicestershire 1660-1714, Transactions of the Leicester Archaeological and Historical Society, Vol. 28, 1952, Leicester Archaeological and Historical Society website, accessed 5 January 2020




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