Leeds Friends Minute Book

Leeds Friends Minute Book

This volume is an edition of the earliest minute book of the meetings for church business of Leeds Quakers.

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This volume is an edition of the earliest minute book of the meetings for church business of Leeds Quakers. The minute book reveals the difficulties faced by the Meeting. It makes available material to illustrate the workings of democratic process in a religious body which took its rise in the after-math of the Civil War.

A general introduction discusses the organisation of the Society of Friends in Yorkshire, and the survey is completed with forty pages of bibliographical notes on people who make an appearance in the record, based on unpublished documents and registers. There is a comprehensive index.

  • Size 215 x 134mm
  • Format Hardback
  • Pages 321
  • Editors Jean Mortimer and Russel Mortimer