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The Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) arose in England in the 17th century, and have been in Canada since the earliest times of settlement. The CHFA works to preserve and communicate the on-going history and faith of Friends in Canada and their contribution to the Canadian Experience.

We are an active association and our major activities are posted below. Visit the heading page of each section for more information.
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Publications

Meetinghouse - our newsletter. Canadian Journal of Quaker History - our annual "Journal"
Monographs
Newsletters from 1972 to 2005


Events
  • 13 Apr 2016: "Honouring Those Known Only to God", an effort to identify African American fugitives who traveled the Underground Railroad. Philadelphia YM.
  • 3-5 June 2016: CFHA will have a table at the Ontario Genealogical Society Conference. Come and join us.
  • 24-6 June 2016: Conference of Quaker Historians and Archivisits [CQHA] in Birmingham, UK.
  • 12 June 2016: The 207th Anniversary Interdenominational Service at Uxbridge Meetinghouse starting at 2:30.
  • 10 Sept 2016: UEL Assoc and the Black Hist. Assoc and the Beaver harbour Museum, all of New brunswick are holding an event. See page 5 of the Spring Meetinghouse for more information.
  • 24 Sept 2016: CFHA Conference and AGM at Uxbridge. See the details in this early flyer

Transcription of Minute books and Registers

Family History Project
The Canadian Quaker Family History Project seeks to document the lives and experiences of the thousands of descendants of Quaker settlers from the 18th century onwards. A Testimonial, suitable for framing, has been created to celebrate Quaker ancestors. More information soon.


Built Heritage and  Register
Built Heritage which refers to a project to create a register of meeting houses (surviving or otherwise) and significant other buildings and locations that have a Quaker history.

The objective of the Quaker Register is to document, recognize, and if possible preserve, Quaker built heritage in
Canada.


Additional postings concerning the above two projects are pending upgraded website capability. For additional information please contact the CFHA Chair.


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