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Friends' Meeting House
Title : Friends' Meeting House Friends' Meeting House
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Creator : Moore, Patricia, photographer
Date of creation : 2003
Format : Photograph
Dimensions : 148 x 102 mm
Contributor : State Library of South Australia
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Description :
The Friends' (Quakers') Meeting House off Pennington Terrace, North Adelaide.

This 'prefabricated colonial cottage' was manufactured by Henry Manning in London and sent to the South Australian Quakers by their English counterparts. It arrived at Port Adelaide in early February 1840, but was not completely erected on its North Adelaide site until mid-June 1840. It is one of the oldest continuously used religious buildings in South Australia.
Related names :

Quaker Meeting House (North Adelaide, S. Aust.)

Society of Friends

Coverage year : 2003
Region : Adelaide city
Further reading :

The Friends Meeting House: its story and message , [North Adelaide]: Adelaide Regional Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), 1976

Goldney, FH. The Quaker Meeting House, North Adelaide, [Adelaide]: Pioneers Association of South Australia, 1968

Stevenson, Charles. The millionth snowflake: the history of Quakers in South Australia, North Adelaide, SA: The Religious Society of Friends (Adelaide Meeting), 1987
Internet links :

BBC - Religion and Ethics See: Religions - Christianity - Sub-divisions - Quaker



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