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Autumn One Day Regional Meeting - Mid Somerset Quakers

Saturday 25th October 2014
Street Quaker Meeting House, 36 High Street, STREET, Somerset BA16 0EB

10.30 am Arrival tea/coffee  
10.55 Welcome and Introduction to the Meeting House and Meeting history
11.10 Christine Gladwin (Sidcot School) ‘Miss Willis's Girls’ – A Sidcot teacher and girl’s she taught
11.50 Philip Pawley (QFHS QC Editor) : ‘My Quaker Ancestors from Street - Lovell, Payne, Jewel etc.’
12.30 Lisa McQuillan (Deputy Archivist Friends House Library, London): ‘Hilda Clark: World War I and its Aftermath’
13.10 Lunch (not provided, please bring your own food)
14:10 Reconvened AGM: Election of Officers
14:40 Member of the Clark Family: ‘Clark Family of Street’
15.20 Final discussion, tea and depart
15.30 and 16:30 Julie Mather (Clark Archives): Group tour for up to 12 people - so 2 sessions booked. It is a 5 to 10 minute walk to the archives. The tour lasts about 1hour.
**Early Advanced Booking Essential**

Feel free to bring for display any of your records relevant to the Mid Somerset area.
Everyone welcome - you do not need to be a member of QFHS - bring a friend.


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Getting there:

The Meeting house is off B3151 on High Street, opposite Mullions Hotel. There is car parking on the premises. Street is a village close to Glastonbury on the slopes of Polden Hills and near Clarks Village Factory Shopping Outlet.

  • By Car: From the M5 exit junction 23 and follow the A39 to Street
  • By Bus : From Yeovil, Taunton, Bridgwater, Wells, Glastonbury, Bath and Bristol
  • By train: Castle Cary, Taunton and Yeovil all of which are still 30 minutes away by car


    Because the AGM of the Quaker Family History Society held in London on 7 June 2014 was inquorate, it will be necessary for the society to reconvene in order to complete the formal AGM business. This reconvened AGM will take place at Street Friends Meeting House at 2.10 pm on 25 October 2014. It should last for no more than fifteen minutes.


    Please let us know if you will be attending the meeting for which there is a £6 per person charge payable on the day (plus exra £4 for archive tour). - Tea & Coffee will be available.

  • e-mail the organiser Margaret Page Click here
  • Or

  • A map and directions for those without access to the internet will be sent if an A5 - size SAE is sent to Margaret Page, 39, Manor Avenue South, Kidderminster, Worcs. DY11 6DE.

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