History of the Religious Society of Friends in Lurgan
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Published by Lurgan Friends Meeting in Lurgan .
Written in English


  • Society of Friends. -- Lurgan Meeting -- History.,
  • Quakers -- Northern Ireland -- Lurgan -- History.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p70-73.

StatementArthur G. Chapman.
ContributionsSociety of Friends. Lurgan Meeting.
The Physical Object
Paginationii,73p. :
Number of Pages73
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17267199M
ISBN 100953062201

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History of the Religious Society of Friends book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This work has been selected by scholars as bei. Friends (also known as Quakers) have coordinated the feeding and evacuation of children from war zones around the world. They have helped displaced persons without regard to politics. They have engaged in the relief of suffering in places as far-flung as Ireland, France, Germany, Ethiopia, Egypt, China, and India. Buy History of the Religious Society of Friends in Lurgan by Arthur G. Chapman (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday Author: Arthur G. Chapman. History of The Religious Society of Friends in Lurgan. CHAPTER SEVEN. THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY. At the beginning of the eighteenth century Friends in Lurgan were a well-established group. It is difficult, however, to establish the precise numerical membership at this period.

The Religious Society of Friends began to preach in Ireland in and the first meeting of Friends in Ireland was held in Lurgan, Co Armagh. Shortly after this the Quakers arrived in Limerick and the first meeting of Friends was held in the home of Richard Pearce in Campbell, Theophilus, A sermon preached to the orangemen of Lurgan district / by the very rev. the Dean of Dromore Theophilus Campbell, Printed and published at the Office of the "Lurgan Times", Armagh, [NLI: p, Coll. P.] Chapman, Arthur G., History of the Religious Society of Friends in Lurgan, Lurgan Friends Meeting, Lurgan,   The Quakers: The History and Legacy of the Religious Society of Friends profiles the life of George Fox, examines the origins of Quakerism, and looks at the Quaker utopia the community attempted to establish in Pennsylvania. This book also covers both the praise and criticism the unusually liberal Christian order has attracted over the centuries/5(13). In due course they called themselves The Religious Society of Friends. “Quaker” was a nick name which stuck, and we are now known as Friends or Quakers. The first recorded Friends Meetings for Worship in Ireland were held in in Lurgan, Co. Armagh. Meetings for Worship are based on quiet worship, and communion with God and with each other.

Lurgan Meeting House, 9 Johnston's Row, Lurgan, Co. Armagh BT66 8AN. The railway station is a quarter of a mile from the Meeting House. Meeting for Worship – Sundays, 11 a.m. Sunday School (or Junior Meeting) is held by arrangement. Brief history as recorded in a book ‘Lisburn’s Rich Church Heritage’ by John Kelly. The History of Quakers in Lisburn. The Religious Society of Friends, commonly known as Quakers, came into existence in in Cumbria, North West England, through the vision of George Fox () who was concerned about the disparity between Christian profession and daily life. Some Records of the Lurgan Quakers of Northern Ireland – Marriage Certificates - 23 Page Samuel Kirk and Mary Jonston both of Lurgan Meeting, 24 June Note: This page is blank in the Lurgan marriage book, except for the names written at the top. A.C. Myers reported that the date was 4 mo 24, File Size: 1MB. Religious Society of Friends Bibliography - "Books of Special Quaker Interest" - from the Quakers in Ireland site; History, from Craigavon Museum Services; Subscribers to Lurgan Quaker Church, - hosted by Ulster Ancestry; Review - Journal of the Craigavon Historical Society. Cassells, D.B., Presbyterianism in Lurgan, , Vol. 5 No. 1.