Denbighshire Record Office
Brymbo Branch of the Independent Order of Oddfellows Records
Reference code(s): GB 0209 DD/DM/25
Title: Brymbo Branch of the Independent Order of Oddfellows Records
Short title: Independent Order of Oddfellows, Brymbo branch, records
Dates of creation: 1857-1969
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: 11 items
Name of creator(s): Independent Order of Oddfellows (Manchester Unity) Friendly Society, Brymbo branch
Administrative and biographical history: The Oddfellows are fraternal and benevolent societies, which originated in England in the 18th century. The Independent Order of Oddfellows (Manchester Unity) Friendly Society was founded in about 1810. A branch of the Independent Order of Oddfellows was located in Brymbo, Denbighshire, comprising at least two lodges, and was active between 1857-1965.
Scope and content: Papers relating to the Independent Order of Oddfellows (Manchester Unity) Friendly Society, comprising rules, 1915-1954, magazines and journals, 1953-1969; and records of the Brymbo branch, 1857-1965, including registers of fines, reports and statements of accounts.
ACCESS AND USE
System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Brymbo Branch; and Society.
Conditions governing access: Access to some documents within this collection may be restricted under Data Protection legislation. Please contact Denbighshire Record Office for further information.
Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply
Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at Denbighshire Record Office.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained
Accruals: Accruals are not expected
Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by T. I. Davies, Esq., Brymbo, October 1973, transferred from the Reference Library, July 1973.
Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds
Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Denbighshire Record Office, DD/DM/25; historyshelf.org (www.historyshelf.org/), viewed 28 April 2004; A Manx Note Book (www.isle-of-man.com/manxnotebook/), viewed 28 April 2004; Association of Friendly Societies website (www.afs.org.uk/), viewed 28 April 2004.
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH
Date(s) of description: April 2004