Pew rents, 1813-1829

Metadata

Title

Pew rents, 1813-1829

Date

1813/1829

Digital Identifier

GloriaDei.PewRegister1813-1829

Description

The practice of renting pews was common in 19th century churches; members paid a fee for the right to occupy a particular pew every week. This record lists pew rents paid to Gloria Dei Church from 1813 to 1829. Entries are listed by pew number, and include the name of occupants, the number of seats rented, occupants' place of residence, and remarks on payment.

Place

Pennsylvania--Philadelphia

Holding Institution

Gloria Dei Church, Philadelphia, PA

Extent

89 pages

Format (Original)

Format (Digital)

tiff

Rights

http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/mark/1.0/

Language

eng

Type

Text

Thumbnail

https://www.philageohistory.org/rdic-images/common/get-jpeg-small.cfm/GloriaDei.PewRegister1813-1829.001.Cover.jpg

IIIF Manifest

https://www.philageohistory.org/rdic-images/iiif.cfm/GloriaDei.PewRegister1813-1829/manifest

Rights Holder

Gloria Dei Church, Philadelphia, PA