Item 134 - Notes on Francis and Anna Maria Cotton from London Meeting

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Notes on Francis and Anna Maria Cotton from London Meeting


  • 1974 (Creation)

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Edward Hyslop Milligan (27 March 1922 – 26 July 2020) also known as Ted Milligan, was a Quaker historian and the former librarian at Friends House, London. Educated at Ackworth School and the University of Reading, he was the Librarian and Archivist of Meeting for Sufferings of Britain Yearly Meeting, responsible for the Library at Friends House, London for 25 years from 1957 to 1985. See :

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Research by Edward Milligan into the history of Francis and Anna Maria Cotton's exclusion (disownment) from the Society of Friends entitled 'Notes from London Meeting (Devonshire House and Southwark) on Francis and Anna Maria Cotton'. The envelope is marked 'sealed until January 1989' with a note from the donor Nancie Hewitt 'to be put under seal for 15 years or until death of Margie Robey whichever is the sooner'.

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