Catalogue description Registry of Friendly Societies: Amendments to Friendly Societies, Rules etc.

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Reference: FS 15
Title: Registry of Friendly Societies: Amendments to Friendly Societies, Rules etc.
Description:

Rules, amendments to rules, annual returns and various statutory documents of: (a) Societies, other than Orders and Branches, registered under the Friendly Societies Acts before 1876 and removed from the Register before 31 December 1964 and (b) a sample of Societies Registered during 1885, 1895, 1905, 1913, 1926, 1936 and 1944 which had been removed from the Register before 31 January 1951.

Date: 1787-1965
Arrangement:

The list is arranged in accordance with the subsections of Section 8 of the Friendly Societies Act, 1896 in the following order:-

  • Friendly Societies and miscellaneous societies not included below,
  • Cattle Insurance Societies,
  • Benevolent Societies,
  • Working Men's Clubs,
  • Specially Authorised Societies.

The list is arranged alphabetically in chronological series as indicated below; Dates between which the Societies were removed from the register

  • 1913 Jan 1-1929 Dec 31; 1-865.
  • 1930 Jan 1-1939 Dec 31; 866-1140.
  • 1940 Jan 1-1949 Dec 31; 1141-1350.
  • 1950 Jan 1-1964 Dec 31; 1351-1976.

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Physical description: 1987 file(s)
Access conditions: Subject to 30 year closure

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