Citation
Speaking book, containing a catalog of female members ("Country Sisters") of the Moravian Church in Saint John and Saint Mary Parishes, Antigua

Material Information

Title:
Speaking book, containing a catalog of female members ("Country Sisters") of the Moravian Church in Saint John and Saint Mary Parishes, Antigua
Alternate Title:
"Country Sisters"
Creator:
Moravian Church. Eastern West Indies Province
Publication Date:
Language:
English
Physical Description:
1 octavo manuscript ; 94 pp.

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Caribbean Area ( lcsh )
Antigua and Barbuda
Membership catalogs ( aat )
Moravian Church. Eastern West Indies Province ( lcnaf )
Genre:
Membership catalogs ( aat )
Spatial Coverage:
Saint Mary--Antigua and Barbuda
Saint John--Antigua and Barbuda

Notes

Abstract:
Includes an alphabetical index, legend of symbols, a chronological list of speakings (fol. 42), and a locality-based membership catalog of female church members from Briggin's (Briggins), Goldengrove (Golden Grove), Murray's, Dr. Daniel's or Laforey's, Otto's near Town, Thibou's, Edward Williams, John Williams, Willock's Folly, Drewshill (Drew's Hill), and Mr. J[ame]s Thibou's or [Rigby's] Farm. The membership catalog includes the following data: administrative church number, denomination of baptism, name of individual, matrimonial state (and name of partner or spouse), date of baptism, date accepted as a candidate for communion, date of first communion, references to remarks, marks of exclusion, helper (lay pastor) associated with the individual, and remarks regarding speakings, exclusions, and communion services. ( , )
Scope and Content:
1. Table of contents, with legend 2. Listing of church members from: -. Briggin's [Briggins], fol. 1-2 -. Goldengrove [Golden Grove], fol. 3-5 -. Murray's, fol. 6 -. Murray's, Dr. Daniel's or Laforey's, fol. 7-8 -. Otto's near Town, fol. 10-12 -. Thibou's, fol. 14-16 -. Edward Williams, fol. 18-19 -. John Williams, fol. 21-22 -. Willock's Folly, fol. 24-25 -. Drewshill [Drew's Hill], fol. 28-30 -. Mr. J[ame]s Thibou's or [Rigby's] Farm, fol. 32 3. Chronological list of speakings, fol. 42
Funding:
This item is part of a digitization project, "Archiving Antigua," funded by a Digitizing Humanities Grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR).
Creation/Production Credits:
Digitized in 2018 by the Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts in Philadelphia.

Record Information

Source Institution:
Moravian Archives, Bethlehem
Holding Location:
Moravian Archives, Bethlehem
Rights Management:
All rights reserved by the source institution.
Resource Identifier:
EWI A.1.2 ( MAB )