War Office and Ministry of Defence and predecessors: War Office Council, later War Office Consultative Council, Army Council, Army Board and their various committees: Minutes and Papers

Reference:
WO 163
Title:
War Office and Ministry of Defence and predecessors: War Office Council, later War Office Consultative Council, Army Council, Army Board and their various committees: Minutes and Papers
Description:

Minutes and decisions of the War Office Council, 1870 to 1904; of the Army Board, 1899 to 1904; of the Army Council, from 1904; of their various committees; and of meetings of the military members, 1 August 1914 to January 1916.

The series includes material which would otherwise be found amongst the Records of the Commander-in-Chief, Military Secretary and Army Council (WO).

Date:
1806-1980
Related Material:
Records of the Defence Board and Defence Council are in DEFE
Held by:
The National Archives, Kew
Legal status:
Public Record
Language:
English
Creator:
Commander-in-Chief, 1795-1870
Ministry of Defence, Army Board, 1964-
Secretary of State for War, 1794-1801
Secretary-at-War, 1660-1855
War Office Consultative Council, 1895-1904
War Office Council, 1870-1895
War Office, Army Council, 1904-1964
Physical description:
776 files and volumes
Access conditions:
Open unless otherwise stated
Immediate source of acquisition:
Ministry of Defence , from 1966
Accruals:
Series is accruing.
Unpublished finding aids:
There is an index in the in the reading rooms at The National Archives, Kew

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