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Society of Friends – visit of Francis Howgill 1655
Amongst those were:- Edward Cook,
and his wife Lucretia Cook, Daniel and Sarah Massey, Robert and
Mary Mallins, William Smith, Catherine Smith, Mathew Prin,
William Driver, Joan Frank, Thomas Biss, &c., &c. Several of
the men just mentioned were soldiers in Cromwell's troop of
The following are amongst the names of those Friends who worshipped in Bandon during the continuance of the Society here:-
Society of Friends.
"John Ferishe was born the sixteenth day of ninth month, 1676, in ye town of Malverton, Sommerset, England. Joan Taylor (his wife), was born ye tenth day of eleventh month, 1674, in ye town of Banbury, Devonshire. They were married in ye Friend's meeting-house, at Bandon, the twenty-fourth day of sixth month, 1697."