Tyne and Wear HER(17643): South Shields, Frederick Street, Friends Meeting House - Details
South Shields, Frederick Street, Friends Meeting House
Religious Ritual and Funerary
Nonconformist Meeting House
Friends Meeting House
The Society of Friends (Quakers) have met on several occasions in South Shields, but none of their meeting houses can be accurately located. There was a meeting in the house of Robert Linton from 1661 until 1696. In Whellansâ€™ Directory for 1894 a meeting house in Frederick Street is mentioned, but is not shown on OS maps. Then in 1900 a house in Wellington Terrace (? NZ 36086784) to which a large new meeting room was added in 1907; it was sold in 1958.
Peter Ryder, 2017, Nonconformist Chapels in South Shields; Whellan, 1894, Directory of County Durham