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The Quakers of Mountmellick

Regina O"Keefe

The Quakers of Mountmellick

a short history of the Religious Society of Friends in the town of Mountmellick 1650-1900

by Regina O"Keefe

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Published by FÁS, Mountmellick Development Association in Mountmellick (Co. Laois, Ireland) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Quakers -- Mountmellick (Co. Laois, Ireland) -- History.,
  • Society of Friends -- Mountmellick (Co. Laois, Ireland) -- History.,
  • Quakers -- Ireland -- History.,
  • Society of Friends -- Ireland -- History.,
  • Mountmellick (Co. Laois, Ireland) -- History.,
  • Laois (Ireland: County) -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography (p93-96).

    Statementproduced by a FÁS training unit and sponsored by Mountmellick Development Association ; Quaker historical project by Regina O"Keefe, Stephen O"Brien, Mark O"Brien.
    ContributionsO"Brien, Stephen., O"Brien, Mark., FÁS., Mountmellick Development Association.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination96p. :
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19848955M
    ISBN 100863350089
    OCLC/WorldCa606059170

    The craft has a long association with the Quakers who fostered the tradition by teaching it and adapting it to their own designs. Girls in the Quaker school were instructed in the embroidery as a way to earn money for their books. Commercially the first known sale of Mountmellick Work took place in to the Earl of Dunraven of Limerick. Save on ISBN has The Quakers of Mountmellick. by Regina (Co-ordinator). Various / O'Keefe and millions of more used, rare, and out-of-print books.

    Quakers, also called Friends, are a historically Christian denomination whose formal name is the Religious Society of Friends or Friends Church. Members of the various Quaker movements are all generally united by their belief in the ability of each human being to experientially access the light within, or "that of God in every one".. Some profess the priesthood of all believers, a doctrine Founder: George Fox. Mountmellick, County Laois is typical of many Irish towns in possessing a more distinguished past than its present circumstances would suggest. Originally a 15 th century settlement beside the Owenass river, it underwent expansion after the second half of the 17 th century when a number of Quakers .

    Mountmellick is steeped in history and was one of the first settlements in the ’s by the first Quakers to arrive in Southern Ireland, namely William Edmundson. If your planning a fly-drive or self-drive holiday, the Forum-mountmellick is the perfect drop off to see and experience the Midlands of Ireland at its best. Stocking Lane, D16 V3F8 Phone: ++ 1 Email: [email protected] CHY: CRA:


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The Quakers of Mountmellick: a short history of the Religious Society of Friends in the town of Mountmellick Paperback – January 1, Author: Regina O'Keefe; Stephen O'Brien; M O'Brien; FA?S.; Mountmellick Development Asso. Hi Wendy There is a list of surnames (and no further information about them) which includes Bell.

The list is of Quaker surnames taken from the burial records of the Mountmellick Monthly meetings and date from the 's to the 's.

Save on ISBN has The Quakers of Mountmellick. by Regina (Co-ordinator). Various / O'Keefe and over 50 million more used, rare, and out-of-print books. Jack Ive had a good read and recheck - sorry no Paines. The book also lists Quaker surnames in the area - no Paines.

School roll - - no Paines. McIlvanney draws on the true crime history of Bible John in his creation of The Quaker, a bible quoting serial killer roaming the streets of Glasgow in He has killed three women feeding the climate of fear and horror infesting the city/5.

The Quakers of Mountmellick The Religious Society of Friends, more popularly known as Quakers, have made a significant The Quakers of Mountmellick book to the cultural and economic history of Mountmellick.

The first Quaker families arrived in Mountmellick in the mid ’s. InEdmundson, with a group of other Quakers, settled in the vicinity of Mountmellick.

William Edmundson is believed to have been the first Quaker in Ireland. He was not a Friend when he first arrived in Ireland. Quakers in Mountmellick Mountmellick town can be traced back to when it became a garrison town for the soldiers of Henry V1 when defending the Pale from the pressures of the Irish Chieftains.

InQuakers otherwise known as the “Society of Friends” formed in Mountmellick which became the most important Quaker centre outside Dublin. The Quakers were a group of people that came from England who were well-known for their honesty and their hard work. It was this work ethic that helped to make Mountmellick one of the busiest and most wealthy towns in Ireland at that time.

The Quaker movement was founded by George Fox in and byit had roug converts. The Quakers, – The Evolution of an Alternative Community (The New History of Quakerism Book 2) by Richard C. Allen and Rosemary Moore. Buy The Quakers of Mountmellick - A Short History of the Religious Society of Friends in the Town of Mountmellick -Oxfam, Books, History Cookies on oxfam We use cookies to ensure that you have the best experience on our website.

O'Keeffe, Regina, The Quakers of Mountmellick, FAS and the Mountmellick Development Association, Mountmellick, ; External links. History of Mountmellick embroidery.

Vetty Creations Links to Mountmellick embroidery information, websites, books and embroidery supplies. They moved to Cavan and later probably to Mountmellick., In at Swatthmore, Pennsylvania, Albert Cook Myers, M.L., published a book about the Irish Quakers in Pennsylvania, which was based largely upon church records.

From his book we get much information about the Jacksons who came to America from Ireland. LDS __ The Quakers of Mountmellick: a short history of the religious Society of Friends in the town of Mountmellick (book only) Microfilm copies of the National/Half-Yearly Meetings, all the monthly meeting registers, the province or quarterly meeting minutes, and Quaker vital records from to are available at the.

Many of them had not been Quakers when they arrived in Ireland but had been 'convinced' personally by William [The Quakers of Mountmellick].

Richard Jackson and John Pim are my 8th great grandfathers. My other Irish grandparents include William & Ann Makin Pleadwell, Christopher Raper and Philippa Worswell, to name a few. It started in the early ’s with a woman named Joanna Carter who ran a local school to teach girls how to embroider.

Some authors give credit to the Quakers (Society of Friends) who had established a school in the same town in the late ’s.

These schoolgirls used their embroidery skills to earn money for their school books. Quakers, or the Religious Society of Friends, was founded in England in the 17th century by George Fox and played a key role in abolition and women’s suffrage. Buy The Quakers of Mountmellick.

A SHORT HISTORY of the Religious Society of Friends in the Town of Mountmellick by Regina O'Keeffe (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible cturer: FAS. To coincide with the Gathering, a museum in Mountmellick is to host the internationally renowned Quaker Tapestry in an exhibition that runs from tomorrow to August The Tapestry is set out in.

The Quakers and Emigration From Ireland to the North American Colonies Audrey Lockhart* The Quaker movement developed rapidly in Ireland in the course of the sixth decade of the seventeenth century, having been intro-duced in 16S4 by William Edmundson.

The first missionaries from England directed much of their proselytising zeal at the large. There is a book about the 'Quakers of Mountmellick' that I discussed with another person seeeking information about the Quakers, and I will pass on the e-mail address, when I find it!

The Quakers have recently opened new premises in Dublin where they keep all their records and the addres is; Quakers Headquarters Stocking Lane Dublin   The first Register Book to record Queen's County Sufferings was entitled: "The Register Book of the Sufferings of some of the Lord's people in Ireland; who by scornfull Spirits Are Called Quakers; now living in or neare Mountmellick, in ye yeare ".As well as settling in Ulster, where the Quakers were to play an important role in the linen industry, some of the early Quaker settlers moved to the midlands.

Mountmellick in Co Laois was one.