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Yonge Street Quakers

Ethel Willson Trewhella

Yonge Street Quakers

the story of "The Friends" in the early days of York County, Ontario.

by Ethel Willson Trewhella

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Published by Walton in Aurora, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Society of Friends.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination15 p.
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16688734M

    For Quakers, it is a great resource. For non-Quakers it is a valuable addition to the practice of contemplation which you may want to integrate into your own contemplative practice. The author, David Johnson, by using numerous quotations from early Quaker sources, places the prayer of inward silence at the heart of the Quaker tradition/5(11). Read "From Quaker to Upper Canadian Faith and Community among Yonge Street Friends, " by Robynne Rogers Healey available from Rakuten Kobo. From Quaker to Upper Canadian is the first scholarly work to examine the transformation of this important religious comm Brand: MQUP.


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Yonge Street Half-Yearly Meeting Unless otherwise noted the website by Canadian Yearly Meeting is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike International Licence. Permissions beyond the scope of this licence may be available by contacting [email protected] 2 God’s Other Peculiar People: The Yonge Street Quakers in Early Upper Canada (pp.

) During the summer ofTimothy Rogers trod through the dense forest along Yonge Street, scouting a location for a Quaker settlement. Pelham and Yonge Street HYM – June – Neekaunis.

About Friends met at Camp Neekaunis from Friday evening, June 1 to Sunday Afternoon, June 3. This was the first time Pelham Half Yearly and Yonge Street Half Yearly had held a joint meeting, and there was in the air, joyful anticipation and a little trepidation about numbers.

theannalsofthepeoplecalled"Quakers,"whosettledinYork County in theearly days ofthe last century,(). Theauthorhad notanticipatedthegreatinterest whichhas. In front of the Meeting House at Yonge Street on the west side, just south of Eagle Street. Coordinates: N 44 W 79 Plaque Text.

In an extensive grant of land Yonge Street Quakers book this vicinity was made to Timothy Rogers and Samuel Lundy who, with other members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), settled here in Ina group of Quakers settled at the north end of Yonge Street, purposefully separating themselves from mainstream society in order to live out their faith free from the larger society.

Yet inQuakers were among the most active participants in the Upper Canadian Rebellion, for which one of their leaders, Samuel Lount, was hanged.5/5(1).

Full text of "Yonge Street Quakers: the story of "The Friends" in the early days of York County, Ontario" See other formats The Yonge Street Quakers ft I will plant in the wilderness Is.

THE STORY OF "THE FRIENDS' 1 IN THE EARLY DAYS OF YORK COUNTY, ONTARIO By Ethel Willson Trewhella ff I see you struggling in the wilderness, Where failure meant starvation, and success A cabin in the.

2 God’s Other Peculiar People: Yonge Street Quakers in Early Upper Canada 31 3 Of Kith and Kin: Family and Friends and the Establishment of Community in the Yonge Street Meeting 51 4 Keeping the Faith: Quaker Women and the Sustaining of Community "Though only 90 km (56 mi) in length, Yonge street was incorrectly Yonge Street Quakers book to as the longest street in the world in the Guinness Book of World Records for several years.

High which Yonge Street formed a part of prior tois the route the record referred to and is comprised of several distinct roadways that together total 1, km. The meetinghouse is located on the west side of Yonge Street (Highway #11) just south of Davis Drive (Highway #9).

For information, call No theology or non-fiction books here, just Quakers represented in historical fiction, sci-fi, romance, etc. Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.

Yonge Street (/ j ʌ ŋ /; "young") is a major arterial route connecting the shores of Lake Ontario in Toronto to Lake Simcoe, a gateway to the Upper Greatthe Guinness Book of World Records repeated the popular misconception it was 1, km (1, mi) long, and thus the longest street in the world; this was due to a conflation of Yonge Street with the rest of Ontario's North end: Holland River.

Many of the Quaker families who came northward were from the Catawissa area. Between anda number of Quakers in the Catawissa area asked for certificates to move to Ontario or Ohio, and by the Catawissa Meeting had been laid down or. BOOK REVIEWS HEALEY, Robynne Rogers, From Quaker to Upper Canadian: Faith and Community among Yonge Street Friends, (Montreal and Kingston: MeGill-Queen's University Press, ), pp.

xxvi +including maps, charts, tables and illustra­ tions. ISBNHardback, $75, £ The Quakers of Yonge Street, Elizabeth J. Hovinen., Toronto Public Library. From Quaker to Upper Canadian: faith and community among Yonge Street Friends, [Robynne Rogers Healey] a group of Quakers settled at the north end of Yonge Street, purposefully separating themselves from mainstream society in order to live out their faith free from the larger society.

faith and community among Yonge Street. Yonge Street Meetinghouse, built betweenfrom the south-west. The entrance, added in when the meetinghouse was raised and a basement added, replacing the women’s conveniences built in Photograph credits Andrew Cresswell.

The Yonge Street Quakers The story of “The Friends” in the early days of York County, Ontario. A Light that is Shining: An introduction to the Quakers, 3rd edition () by Harvey Gillman Quaker Books, London Book Review by Jeanne Viljoen, Pretoria Worship Group Gillman wrote the book as Outreach Secretary for Quakers in Britain and he intended it Continue reading →.

Quaker community separated into Orthodox and Hicksite Quakers. This minute book is that of the Hicksites of Yonge St. There is an excellent book on the Yonge St meeting, From Quaker to Upper Canadian: Faith and Community Among Yonge Street Friends.

In the first, from tothe immigrants settled close together on the frontier of the military road, Yonge Street, in order to remain separate from non-Friends. The stability and strength of the community was strengthened by kinship and marriage and the informal education and socialization carried out in the home and meeting.

Friends General Conference Arch St, #2B Philadelphia, PA   Whether it was the Progressive Quakers and Free Quakers, who were represented only in historians’ papers, or the Yonge Street Quakers and the Children of Peace, in whose worlds we were guests for a remarkable weekend, the creativity and the dedication to following the Light Within of Quakers past and present is astonishing and can obviously Author: Earlham School of Religion.

Samuel and his son, Rufus BIRCHARD apparently came to the Quaker settlement on Younge Street north of Toronto, Ontario, Canada in In they settled in Scott Twp. just north of Uxbridge Twp., Ontario, Canada.

It is believed that they were Quakers from the US. I am looking for any information prior to this date.

May have come from Vermont. Books shelved as quakers: The Last Runaway by Tracy Chevalier, The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd, A Quaker Book of Wisdom: Life Lessons In Simplici.

In high demand, many Quakers consented to the military’s demands but some purists formed a group known as the Children of Peace led by David Willson. By the end of the war, at least a quarter of Yonge Street ’s Quakers joined the group in search of a spiritual community that resisted demands by the outside world of politics and strife.

Yonge Street (/ j ʌ ŋ /; "young") is a major arterial route connecting the shores of Lake Ontario in Toronto to Lake Simcoe, a gateway to the Upper Greatthe Guinness Book of World Records repeated the popular misconception that it was 1, km (1, mi) long, and thus the longest street in the world; this was due to a mistaken conflation of Yonge Street with the rest of.

The Separation of the Children of Peace Albert Schrauwers* In JulyDavid Willson, an aspiring minister in the Yonge Street Monthly Meeting1 in Ontario, Canada, seceded from the meeting to form a dissident sect, the Children of Peace. The ostensible cause of the schism was a doctrinal dispute.

Yonge Street Half-Yearly Meeting. Yonge Street Half-Yearly Meeting will take place on Saturday, October 5 from 9 am to 5 pm. Please join us at Friends House, 60 Lowther Avenue, Toronto.

At 2 pm, Maggie Knight will lead an exciting session on the topic "How Young Frien. The page book, Seeking Peace: The Quakers, was published in Fall by Borealis Press of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

The book is illustrated with almost drawings, paintings, maps, and photographs. Seeking Peace follows an earlier book by Kirk about another little-known, pacifist phenomenon, Poland's Solidarity uprising of the 's.

In this case, just down the road from Barrie in the Yonge street area of Newmarket. Her latest book, Seeking Peace: The Quakers, delves into one of the longest non-violent resistance movements and tells the story of some of key people involved in the group.

The Children of Peace, which existed from towas started by former Quakers from the United States who set up a utopian community near Toronto. With their propensity for fine architecture, music, and ritual, adherents to the sect attracted the attention of the religious, political, and social élites.

Their leader and founder, David Willson, was one of the most prolific religious. Michael Kors - Yonge Street, Space CB, Toronto, Ontario M5B 2H1 - Rated based on 13 Reviews "I purchased a coat for my mother for Christmas in /5(13).

Introduction to Quakerism and Toronto Monthly Meeting by Raja Rajagopal Welcome to Meeting for Worship Quakers are united in an awareness of the "Inward Light" or "that of God in everyone". This means that God reveals a way of life in truth and love to every human being of every race and religion, directly, without any intermediary.

Robynne Healey, in her book "From Quaker to Upper Canadian" mentioned a severe epidemic in and again in /13 in the Quaker community of Yonge Street Meeting.

I have noticed other references of "fever" around the Bay of Quinte region at this time and have wondered if. Britain Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), Friends House, Euston Road, London NW1 2BJ Telephone: Registered charity number:   Trewhella was a local author and historian who had already written a couple of history books, The Yonge Street Quakers, published inand The Story of Sharon, which was made available in 42 instalments in the pages of The Era and Express newspaper during and InTimothy Rogers, a Quaker pioneer who by his own account had settled eight new farms and opened three new settlements, led some forty families from Vermont to a land grant at the northern end of Yonge Street in York County, Ontario (b rog n.d.: ).

Roger’s own incessant migration, from. Yonge Street (pronounced "young") is a major arterial route connecting the shores of Lake Ontario in Toronto to Lake Simcoe, a gateway to the Upper Great was formerly listed in the Guinness Book of Records as the longest street in the world at 1, km (1, mi).

[2] The construction of Yonge Street is designated an Event of National Historic Significance in Canada. [3]South end: Queen's Quay. Yonge Street was formerly a part of High which led to claims that Yonge Street was the longest street in the world.

Running from the shores of Lake Ontario, through central and northern Ontario to the Ontario-Minnesota border at Rainy River, together they were over 1, kilometres (1, mi) long. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. A History of the Society of Friends (Quakers) in Canada Arthur Garratt Dorland Snippet view - Common terms and phrases.

Street Monthly Meeting Thomas Shillitoe Timothy Rogers tion Toronto Township Upper Canada West Lake Monthly William Yarmouth Yonge Street Monthly.Her publications include From Quaker to Upper Canada: Faith and Community Among Yonge Street Friends, (McGill-Queen’s University Press, ) Cited by: 1.YOUNG Quakers.

K likes. YOUNG Quakers aims at establishing new talents beyond the bordersFollowers: K.