Bayside Friends Meeting

In 1679, a meeting for worship known as Bayside was established near Wittman in Talbot County under the authority of Third Haven Monthly Meeting. Initially the members met at the home of Ralph Fishbourne. At some point prior to 1771, a preparative meeting for bayside was set up, which was discontinued in 1826. At the time of the Great Separation, The Orthodox worship group was tranferred to Motherkiln Monthly and subsequently laid down in 1831. The Hicksite worship group contuned until 1841, at which point its members were transferred to Third Haven.

Bayside, Talbot County, MD