Catalogue description BIRKENHEAD VIGILANCE COMMITTEE

This record is held by Wirral Archives Service

Details of YVC
Reference: YVC
Title: BIRKENHEAD VIGILANCE COMMITTEE
Description:

Minutes, reports and publication

Date: 1899-1957
Held by: Wirral Archives Service, not available at The National Archives
Language: English
Creator:

Birkenhead Vigilance Committee, Cheshire

Physical description: 19 files
Immediate source of acquisition:

Accn. 105

Subjects:
  • Birkenhead, Cheshire
  • Birkenhead, Merseyside
Administrative / biographical background:

The Committee was formed in July 1899. Its objectives were "(1) : to secure the due enforcement of the existing Licensing and related laws : (2) to elicit public opinion, when necessary, to support the Authorities in employing the great powers they possess to reduce preventible evil." The Committee was disbanded in October 1958, and its records deposited at the Birkenhead Reference Library by the Chairman and Hon. Secretary, the Rev. Andrew Prentice, of 12 Kingsmead Road South, Birkenhead, in January 1958 (Library accession D 36887 - D 36915). (Previously classified BC V 643).

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