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Chester Quarterly Meeting (PRE)

Existence Date Range: 
1683-1800
Established: 
1693
Successor(s): 

Initially established by Philadelphia Yearly Meeting in 1693, the quarter had grown very large by 1758 and was split into two quarterly meetings, Chester and Western. In 1800, the quarterly adopted the name of Concord Quarterly Meeting.

Subordinate Meetings

Chichester Monthly (PRE)

Existence Date Range: 
1684-1932
Established: 
1684
Successor(s): 

Set up in 1684 by Chester Quarterly (now Concord Quarterly) , name was changed in 1729 to Concord Monthly.

Pre-split or Orthodox: Chichester Preparative and Birmingham Preparative

Hicksite: see Concord Monthly

Upland Monthly (PRE)

Existence Date Range: 
1681-1711
Established: 
1681
Successor(s): 

Originally set up by Burlington Monthly in 1681 after operating as a meeting for worship since 1675. The name was changed in 1711 to Chester Monthly.