Records of Rawdon Friends Adult School

Scope and Content

Papers re. sale of premises, 1949-1962 (1 bundle) [B 90]; Account book, 1945-1962 [B 91]; Account book of Adult School Trust, 1963 [B 54]; Leeds Skyrac&Morley Trustee Savings Bank pass books, 1949-1962 (3) [B 92-94]; Plans of Adult School, no date (2) [DD 17/23-24]

Administrative / Biographical History

The Friends Adult School in Rawdon was established in 1885. It had a total of 86 members in 1902, declining to 77 in 1909, and was affiliated to the Leeds and District Adult School Sub Union. The school closed and the premises were sold ca.1962.


The records are numbered and arranged according to the system used when they were in Carlton Hill Meeting House

Access Information

The conditions of deposit include a clause requiring written prior permission from a Friend Custodian for access to consult current legal documents and any material less than fifty years old

Acquisition Information

The collection of archives of the Society of Friends formerly held at the Friends Meeting House at Carlton Hill, Leeds


In English

Other Finding Aids

Contents listed in Handlist 99, "Inventory of the records of Brighouse, Knaresborough, Leeds, and Settle Monthly Meetings of the Society of Friends formerly preserved at the Friends Meeting house, Carlton Hill, Leeds", 2nd edition, 1997

Conditions Governing Use

As with access, the photocopying of current legal documents and any material less than fifty years old requires the permission of a Friend Custodian

Related Material

Related material in Leeds University Library: Records of Rawdon Preparative Meeting

Additional Information

The records are deposited and remain the property of the Society of Friends