Alston Meeting House History

  • Description

    "From 1668 to 1902 Alston was in the care of Allendale Monthly Meeting in Northumberland Quarterly Meeting. Since 1981 it has been in the care of Carlisle and Holm Monthly Meeting, now part of Cumberland Area Meeting. The meeting house is set in one corner of its burial ground and stands end-on to Front Street. Friends contributed towards the cost of building the first meeting house, which was opened in 1732....."
  • Owner

    Cumberland Quakers
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 2 years, 8 months ago
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