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placename:- Broughton Evangelical Church
other name:- Broughton Meeting House
other name:- Little Broughton Meeting House
locality:- Little Broughton
parish Broughton parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
chapel; quaker meeting; meeting house
coordinates:- NY07833174
10Km square:- NY03

1Km square NY0731

photograph

Broughton Evangelical Church -- Little Broughton -- Broughton -- Cumbria / -- 22.10.2008

source:- OS County Series (Cmd 54)

County Series maps of Great Britain, scales 6 and 25 inches to 1 mile, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, from about 1863 to 1948.
Friends Meeting House
meeting house; quaker meeting
date:- 1867=1868
period:- 19th century, late; 1860s

old map:- Backhouse 1773

Map of the Meetings belonging to the Quarterly Meetings of Lancaster, Westmorland, Cumberland, Northumberland, Durham and York, scale about 9 miles to 1 inch, by James Backhouse, engraved by Thomas Kitchin, published by James Backhouse, Darlington, Durham, 1773.
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labelled:-
Broughton / 2.6
meeting day Friday
nearby market day Monday

other name:- Broughton meeting
locality:- Broughton
locality:- Pardshaw
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1773
period:- 18th century, late; 1770s

source:- see:- : : Quaker Administrative History

BROUGHTON, Cumb, after 1974 Cumbr ... NY079317
1668-1982 ... Pardshaw MM
LITTLE BROUGHTON, Cum, after 1974 Cumbr ... see BROUGHTON

placename:- Broughton Meeting House
other name:- Little Broughton Meeting House
locality:- Pardshaw Monthly Meeting
coordinates:- NY079317

drawing:- Butler 1978

courtesy of David Butler
Quaker Meeting Houses of the Lake Counties by David M Butler, published by the Friends Historical Society, 1978; ISBN 0 85245 128 8 (pbk)
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placename:- Broughton Meeting House
locality:- Pardshaw Monthly Meeting
date:- 1978
period:- 1970s

hearsay
And about the year 1687, ffriends Increased so in Number thatt mostt of the dwelling houses was to little to Contain the Meeting, soe thatt the ffriends belonging to thatt Meeting, agreed to build a Meeting House at Little Broughton.
This early meeting house has gone. Its date is remembered in a victorian terracotta panel which now adorns the building. The present building dates from 1742. It is now a chapel.
Butler, David M: 1978: Quaker Meeting Houses of the Lake Counties

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