Find your ancestors in Quakers Annual Monitor 1849

The Quaker Annual Monitor 1849, or Obituary of the Members of the Society of Friends in Great Britain and Ireland for the year 1848, is a published list of obituaries and death notices compiled from the annual returns of the Society’s Meeting Houses in 1848 and the latter parts of 1847.

Typical Entry

The following is recorded in each obituary:

  • Name of the deceased
  • Age of the deceased
  • Date of death
  • Meeting House attended
  • Marital status of the deceased

The obituaries given are detailed, with many accompanied by the quite lengthy death notices or eulogies provided by the elders of the deceased’s Meeting House. They reflect the Society’s commitment to keeping extensive records of its members.

These death records are sure to appeal to anyone with a genealogical interest in members of the Society or with Quakers in their family tree.