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Friends Meeting House,
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Cemeteries

The meeting house has a graveyard. The few monuments in the graveyard were transcribed in 1993; a copy is held at the Barrow Record Office.
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Church History

It was founded in 1677; no set meeting house previously in the area. Meetings discontinued c1890, but briefly revived just before the final closure in 1910. Premises sold 1922. The small arched window above the entrance door was reputedly a watch window. The meeting house still has a graveyard nearby.
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Church Records

Whilst every effort has been made to record exact details of record office and library holdings you are recommended to check with them before visiting to ensure that they do hold the records and years you wish to examine. Similarly check with transcript publishers to ensure they cover the records and years you require before making a purchase.

Early registers at National Archives, London (microfilm copies at Cumbria Record Office, Barrow). Other records, including early minute books, at Barrow. The Cumbria Record Office, Barrow hold:

  • Births 1652-1780
  • Marriages 1659-1773
  • Burials 1657-1768, 1833-1923

This site provides historical information about churches, other places of worship and cemeteries. It has no connection with the churches themselves.

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Maps

It was located at SD4072584832 (Lat/Lon 54.255711, -2.911349). You can see this on maps provided by:

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