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[001] Location -
Bucks County, Pennsylvania - Wikipedia
Mill Road and Main Street (Quakertown). Route 309 to Mill Road, turn east to the meeting house.
P.O. Box 444,  Quakertown PA 18951 - (215) 538-7555 - http://www.pym.org/abington-qm/ri.htm

Coordinates40.44458  75.35212  [S1]
Meeting Information:    [S1]
Date granted
: 1742/11/01
Date of first meeting: 1743/01/20
Current Status: ACTIVE
Before and After: SWAMP PM 1723-1932 FROM GWYNNED MM
Branches - [HICKSITE] 1827 - 1955 MERGER
Latest yearly meeting: Philadelphia Yearly Meeting
Affiliations
- PHILADELPHIA Q.M. UNTIL 1786/02/06
- ABINGTON Q.M. AFTER 1786/05/04
Subordinates
   STROUDSBURG PM 1811-1815, 1827-1930
   FRIENDSVILLE PM [NY] 1830-1836
1710, Richland (Great Swamp) Meeting begins under the care of Gwynedd Monthly Meeting [S7]

1742, Richland Meeting separates from Gwynedd, establishing their own Monthly Meeting. Note: Many of the Gwynedd families immigrated to Richland, Providence (now Upper Providence) and Exeter Meetings including about all of the Hughes and Hanks families to Exeter and many of the Foulkes to Richland. [S7]
Foulke Family members buried at Richland mm Burying Ground - http://files.usgwarchives.org/pa/bucks/cemeteries/rmm0001.txt

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[002] Resources -
 
Richland - Source:  QuakerMeetings.com - https://www.quakermeetings.com/Plone/meeting_view?anID=1706  (URL OK 19 July 2014) -
THE HISTORY OF BUCKS COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, CHAPTER XXVIII, RICHLAND, 1734. (Bk3104 & Bk3104A)
C\AAA/Genealogy\PA/Bucks Co\History of Bucks co-Chapter 18 – Richland Twp.doc - Chapter 18 - (Transcribed version)
http://files.usgwarchives.net/pa/bucks/history/local/davis/davis28.txt  Chapter 28 (Transcribed Version)  (URL OK 19 July 2014) -
Richland Township Map , 1734  (URL OK 19 July 2014) -
Photo of Richland Meeting House  (URL OK 19 July 2014) -
1742, Richland Meeting separates from Gwynedd, establishing their own Monthly Meeting. Note: Many of the Gwynedd families immigrated to Richland, Providence (now Upper Providence) and Exeter Meetings including about all of the Hughes and Hanks families to Exeter and many of the Foulkes to Richland. [S2]

An Inventory of the Richmond P. (Richmond Pearson) Miller Papers, 1923-1970  (URL OK 19 July 2014) -

Series 5:  Meeting Houses, 1949-1964
-  Richland Meeting, 250th anniversary (1960)
Abstract
Richmond Pearson Miller (1902-1972) was a Quaker author and educator. He was the son of J. Milton and Sara G. Miller In 1926 Alice Leinbach. He died in 1972. This collection contains the papers of Richmond P. Miller, Quaker author and educator, including correspondence, writings, and papers relating to various Quaker concerns. Miller was involved with the 1962 NBC television production, Gentle Persuaders; the William Penn Tercentenary in 1964; the William Jeanes Memorial Library controversy; and the United Nations. In addition, he was involved in commemorative events at Quaker meeting houses, the All Friends Conference in Oskaloosa, 1929, First Day Schools, Friends Peace Committee, National Conference on the Churches and Social Welfare in Cleveland, 1961, the Ohio Yearly Meeting Sesquicentennial in 1962, School of Mysticism in New York, 1929, World Conference of Friends in 1952, and Young Friend Caravan in 1925.
"Records of Richland Monthly Meeting (Quakertown, PA):  A Finding Aid for its Meeting Records Deposited in Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College"  Link,
 

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[003] Records -
[003-001] Ancestry.com Records Link,
Birth and Deaths, 1750-1805
Births and Deaths, 1760-1850
Burials, 1818-1897
List of Marriages, 1742-1890
Marriages, 1804-1942
Membership Book, 1800-1948
Menīs Minutes, 1742-1764
Menīs Minutes, 1764-1767
Menīs Minutes, 1767-1786
Menīs Minutes, 1786-1806
Minutes of Friends
Minutes of Women Friends
Minutes, 1806-1826
Where records are kept: SWARTHMORE mf HAVERFORD. LDS 20406, -20, 20708, 388588  [S1]

Records known extant: SWARTHMORE: MIN 1743-1963, WOMEN MIN 1743-1896, MEMB 1809, 1846-1986, BIRTHS & DEATHS 1685-1855, BURIALS 1818-1897, MARRIAGES 1743-1978, REMOVALS 1791-1940, MEMB TRANSFERS 1896-1940, M&E 1748-1894  [S1]
 
RECORDS OF RICHLAND MONTHLY MEETING (QUAKERTOWN, PA):
A Finding Aid for its Meeting Records Deposited in Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College - http://trilogy.brynmawr.edu/speccoll/mm/richlmm.xml


Summary

Meeting Name: Richland Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends.
Title Records
Dates: 1685-[ongoing].
Quantity: 14 linear ft.
Repositories: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

SHORT HISTORY OF MEETING
Richland Monthly Meeting was established in 1742 by Philadelphia Quarterly Meeting out of Gwynedd Monthly Meeting. Its opening session was held in 11mo, 1742/3. In 1786, Richland was transferred to Abington Quarterly Meeting. After the Hicksite Separation of 1827, Orthodox Friends were attached to Gwynedd Monthly Meeting. The Hicksite monthly meeting was the forerunner of the current Richland Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends.

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE RECORDS
Records of Richland Monthly Meeting, 1685-1993, include: minutes since 1743; vital records, 1685-1986; women's minutes, 1743-1896; ministers and elders' minutes, 1748-1894; financial records, 1749-1829 & 1888-1993; epistles received, 1755-1817; minutes of the Richland Friends' School Committee, 1838-1916; as well as other kinds of miscellaneous papers.

RECORDS OF RICHLAND PREPARATIVE MEETING AND RICHLAND MEETING (QUAKERTOWN, PA)
http://trilogy.brynmawr.edu/speccoll/mm/richlpm.xml 

Summary
Meeting Name: Richland Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends : Quakertown, Pa.).
Title Records
Dates: 1800-1932.
Quantity: 3 linear ft.
Repositories: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

SHORT HISTORY OF MEETING
A meeting for worship was organized under Gwynedd Monthly Meeting in 1721. A preparative meeting was established in 1725. This meeting was known as "Swamp" or "Great Swamp" until 1742. The meeting for worship and preparative meeting were transferred to Richland Monthly Meeting that same year. After the Hicksite Separation of 1827, Orthodox Friends were attached to Gwynedd Preparative Meeting. Richland Preparative Meeting was discontinued in 1932.

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE RECORDS
Records of the Hicksite preparative meeting include: Men's meeting minutes, 1845-1932; women's minutes, 1800-1896; membership lists, 1814-ca.1850

 
 
 
 

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S1 https://www.quakermeetings.com/Plone/meeting_view?anID=1706  
S2 Book:  Haines, John F. History of Hamilton County, Indiana...... Indianapolis, Indiana: B. F. Bowen, 1915.  Bk2922.  Repository:  Hamilton East Public Library Call#:  977.256 - LCCN:  02829814 - Doc0245.pdf  
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