1 edition of Quaker social history, 1669-1738. found in the catalog.
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Although Bellers' utopian plans were never implemented, their influence can be seen in two subsequent establishments set up by the Quakers. Bristol Quaker workhouse site, 1884. The building was taken over by Bristol City Council in 1961 and became known as New Street Flats.Wharf Road Chelmsford CM2 6YT.
The Bristol scheme was originally intended for 1669-1738. employment for seven poor Quaker weavers and the instruction of children. The inmates were mainly employed in the manufacture of worsted cloths known as cantaloons. The first was a workhouse at Bristol, founded in 1696.
In 2013, the building — standing empty and 1669-1738. up — was sold to a property company for refurbishment as modern apartments. " The premises incorporated an orphanage, a school, and an almshouse, which housed a total of 45, including 24 paupers and 10 apprentices.
The Quaker Workhouse at Bristol In 1680, the Society of Friends, better known as the Quakers, set up a scheme in London in which stocks of flax were purchased for supplying the Quaker poor to spin-up at home or in prison. Poor Law Acts full text• Part of the site was also used as an infants' and boys' school and part housed the New Street Mission. Holdings include original of Richard Hutton's Complaints Book 1711-37. Before travelling a long distance, always check that the records you want to consult will be available.
This 1669-1738. had as its treasurer John Bellers who later developed plans for a 'College of Industry' — a co-operative, self-sufficient, humanitarian community where up to two hundred labourers and a hundred of the impotent poor would live and work together.
A survey of Bristol in 1861 recorded that the site was still "used as an asylum for poor Friends. Former Bristol Quaker workhouse, 2013. Workhouse residents dined according a schedule of diet that repeated every two weeks. The second, opened in 1702 at in London, is described elsewhere. Records Note: many repositories impose a closure period of up to 100 years for records identifying individuals.
Old people in the workhouse received pocket money of two shillings a week plus a tobacco allowance. In 1929, Quaker ownership of the site ended when it was sold to the Bristol Churches Tenements Association for conversion to workmen's flats.
The Notebook of the Steward of the Quaker Workhouse at Clerkenwell, 1711-1737.
The first was a workhouse at Bristol, founded in 1696.
In 1929, Quaker ownership of the site ended when it was sold to the Bristol Churches Tenements Association for conversion to workmen's flats.
Lloyd, Arnold 1950 Quaker Social History 1669-1738.