Denbighshire Record Office

Vale of Clwyd Branch, Ancient Order of Foresters, friendly society, Records

Reference code(s): GB 0209 DD/DM/54

Held at:

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

CONTEXT

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.

CONTENT

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

Language/script: English

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.
Detailed catalogue

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

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


INDEX ENTRIES

Subjects

Friendly societies | Wales | Denbighshire

Personal names

Corporate names

Ancient Order of Foresters (Friendly society) | Vale of Clwyd Branch

Places

Denbighshire