Quakers in Wiltshire

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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

  • Charlcote Monthly Meeting (united with Chippenham and Lavington Monthly Meetings in 1775 to form Wiltshire Monthly Meeting)
  • Chippenham Monthly Meeting (united with Charlotte and Lavington Monthly Meetings in 1775 to form Wiltshire Monthly Meeting
  • [North] Lavington Monthly Meeting (united with Charlotte and Chippenham Monthly Meetings in 1775 to form Wiltshire Monthly Meeting
  • North Somerset and Wiltshire Monthly Meeting (from 1876)
  • Salisbury Monthly Meeting (merged into Lavington Monthly Meeting in 1717)
  • Wiltshire Monthly Meeting (1775-1876)


  • Devizes Friends Burial Ground
  • Hullavington Friends Burial Ground
  • Marlborough Friends Burial Ground
  • Melksham Friends Burial Ground
  • Salisbury Friends Burial Ground

Meeting Houses



  • Joseph Besse. Sufferings of Early Quakers, 1753, Vol. II, pp. 37-49, Chapter II, Wiltshire, Hathi Trust
  • The Society of Friends in Wiltshire, paper for guidance of those working on the Victoria County History of Wiltshire, PDF, accessed 27 January 2020
  • Kay S Taylor. Chalk, Cheese, and Cloth: The Settling of Quaker Communities in Seventeenth-Century Wiltshire, 'Quaker Studies', Vol. 10 issue 2, 2006, George Fox University website, accessed 27 January 2020


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