Powys County Archives Office
Deeds and other items relating to Brecon Independent College later Oddfellows Hall, Brecon, 1812-1913
Reference code(s): GB 0223 B/DX/12
Title: Deeds and other items relating to Brecon Independent College later Oddfellows Hall, Brecon, 1812-1913
Short title: Brecon Independent College and Oddfellows Hall, Brecon, deeds
Dates of creation: 1812-1913
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: (23 items)
Name of creator(s): Brecon Independent College; Independent Order of Oddfellows, Manchester Unity, Brecon Loyal Saint John's Lodge
Administrative and biographical history: The Brecon Independent College was established in c.1839 as a place of education for Congregationalists. By 1900 the college had become the Oddfellows Hall, used by the Brecon Loyal Saint John's Lodge of the Independent Order of Oddfellows. The Independent Order of Oddfellows is a fraternal organisation with branches throughout the UK and worldwide. The name Oddfellows was originally used to describe a society that accepted members from different trades and walks of life who came together to provide mutual aid.
Scope and content: Records relating to the Brecon Independent College and Oddfellows Hall, Brecon, 1812-1913, consisting mainly of deeds relating to property in Brecon and Builth Wells, 1812-1913.
ACCESS AND USE
System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically
Conditions governing access: No restrictions
Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.
Finding aids: A hard copy is available at the Powys County Archives Service.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Powys County Archives Service have been retained.
Accruals: Accruals are not expected
Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited 1976
Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds
Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: Powys County Archives Service, Deeds and Other Items relating to Brecon Independent College later Oddfellows Hall, Brecon, 1812-1913, catalogue
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH
Date(s) of description: June 2005