Quakers in Somerset

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Monthly Meetings

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  • Alcombe friends Burial Ground, Minehead
  • Batheaston Friends Burial Ground
  • Bridgwater Friends Burial Ground
  • Quakers Friars, Bristol Friends Burial Ground
  • Redcliffe Pit Quaker Burial Ground, Bristol
  • Claverham Friends Burial Ground
  • Frome Friends Burial Ground
  • Long Sutton Friends Burial Ground
  • Milverton Friends Burial Ground
  • Portishead Friends Burial Ground
  • Sidcot Friends Burial Ground,Winscombe
  • Street Friends Burial Ground
  • Wellington Friends Burial Ground
  • Widcombe Friends Burial Ground, Bath
    • Susan Tomes. Letting their lives speak: Priscilla Hannah Gurney, the Cotterell family, and Thomas Matchett - The Quaker Burial Ground, Widcombe, Bath, 'Quaker Connections' (magazine of the Quaker Family History Society), No. 82, March 2021, pp. 13-21. Includes a plan of the burial ground with names of those buried.
  • Wincanton Friends Burial Ground

Meeting Houses



  • Joseph Besse. Sufferings of Early Quakers, 1753, Vol. I, Vol. I, pp. 39-74, Chapter IV, Bristol, Hathi Trust and pp. 576-649, Somersetshire, Hathi Trust
    • List of persons at Bristol banished in 1663 and 1664: Vo. II, pp. 637-638, Hathi Trust
  • William Reinking. A Relation of the inhumane and barbarous suffering of the people called Quakers in the city of Bristoll, 1665, Google Books


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