Denbighshire Record Office
Vale of Clwyd Branch, Ancient Order of Foresters, friendly society, Records
Reference code(s): GB 0209 DD/DM/54
Title: Vale of Clwyd Branch, Ancient Order of Foresters, friendly society, Records
Short title: Ancient Order of Foresters, Vale of Clwyd Branch records
Dates of creation: 1865-1951
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: 7 items
Name of creator(s): Ancient Order of Foresters, Vale of Clwyd Branch
Administrative and biographical history: The Royal Foresters was a friendly society originating in Yorkshire, c. 1813; the Ancient Order of Foresters was a breakaway group, formed in 1834. The Foresters is a Friendly Society made up of affiliated branches, one of which was set up in the Vale of Clwyd, Denbighshire, by 1865. The Ancient Order of Foresters provided mutual financial support, including insurance and savings support for its members.
Scope and content: Records of the Ancient Order of Foresters, Vale of Clwyd Branch, 1865-1951, including subscription account book, 1865-1913; annual statements of accounts, 1904-1905, 1951; and branch rules amendments, 1904.
ACCESS AND USE
Conditions governing access: No restrictions
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: Deposited by the County Librarian per the Reference Librarian, Ruthin, 1974; Mr A. Evans, Ruthin, 1978.
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, Vale of Clwyd Branch, Ancient Order of Foresters Friendly Society, catalogue; historyshelf.org (www.historyshelf.org/), viewed 30 April 2004; Foresters Friendly Society website (www.foresters.ws), viewed 30 April 2004
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH
Date(s) of description: May 2004