Quaker Family History Society Spring One Day Regional Meeting

for family historians with Quaker ancestors from the British Isles 

Spring One Day Regional Meeting
Saturday 11 May 2019

The Library Room, Redland Quaker Meeting,
126 Hampton Road, Bristol, BS6 6JE


11.00 Welcome – QFHS Chair, Oliver Pickering

11.05 A History of Redland Meeting, Roger Sturge

11.25 JS Fry & Sons – a Rough Guide, Alan Freke

12.20 The astonishing success of early Quakerism in Bristol, Jonathan Harlow, University of the West of England Regional History Centre

12.55 Lunch (not provided). Tea/coffee will be available.

1.40 Bristol Area Meeting’s Library and Archives, Christine Tollerton, Bristol Area Meeting Librarian

2.10 An opportunity to examine books and photographs in the Library, guided by Christine Tollerton

2.50 ‘An ancient Friend of good memory’: the lives of John (c1630-1710) and Margaret Heale (c1630-1683) and their family, Stephen Bumstead, QFHS committee member

3.25 The Yorkshire Quaker Joseph Wood (1750-1821) visits Bath and Bristol Friends, Janet Pickering

4.00 Final discussion, tea/coffee, and depart.

Cost: There is a charge of £10 per person payable on the day.


To avoid disappointment please book your place in advance by email at info@qfhs.co.uk or write to Margaret Page, 39, Manor Avenue South, Kidderminster, Worcs., DY11 6DE

Bus: From Temple Meads buses up Whiteladies Road take about 30 minutes see https://www.firstgroup.com/bristol-bath-and-west/plan-journey/journey-planner/

Train: Get to Bristol Temple Meads possibly and catch a bus as above
or catch the train to Clifton Down from Bristol Temple Meads getting off at Apsley Road and crossing Whiteladies Road to get to 126 Hampton Road.

Car: On street metered parking near the Meeting House or use one of the Park & Rides:
Portway Park and Ride  BS11 9QE
Long Ashton Park and Ride  BS3 2HB
Brislington Park and Ride  BS4 5LR

Quaker Family History Society is a registered charity number 1100843

submitted by Christine Tollerton

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