Records of York: New Earswick Women's Adult School of the Society of Friends

Scope and Content

Minutes of committee meetings, with annual reports, 1930-1977 (3 vols.) [TT 69 NE/1-3]

Administrative / Biographical History

A Women's Adult School was established in the village of New Earswick in 1930, with encouragement and assistance from the existing Men's Adult School. The first President was Mrs Annie Hallaways, and the Co-Secretaries Mrs K Gould and Miss E Stabler. The school had 37 members initially. The school was active until at least 1977.


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 New Earswick Preparative Meeting and New Earswick Friends First Day School. Related material in other repositories: Records of York Adult Schools, York and District Adult School Union, and York and District Adult Schools and Social Clubs Ltd., York City Archives

Additional Information

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