1700A vote passed at a town meeting for women’s seats to be built on the east side of the Meeting House.People and Communities, Women's History, Religion

Gloucester Town Records, 1694-1762. Vol. 2, 1762. pg. 33
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Gloucester Town Records, 1694-1762. Vol. 2, 1762. pg. 33

The arrangement of pews in the new meeting house was discussed at a town meeting in September, and “…it was voted at sd meeting that the womens stalls should be built in the east side of the sd meeting house..” (Town Records, 33)

Gloucester Town Records, 1694-1762. Vol. 2, 1762. https://archive.org/details/GLOOriginalRecords16941762Images/mode/2up Babson, John James, and Samuel Chandler. History of the Town of Gloucester, Cape Anne, Including the Town of Rockport. Procter Brothers, 1860, http://archive.org/details/historytownglou00changoog
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