SECRETARY/DIRECTOR

This record is held by London Metropolitan Archives: City of London

Details of SECRETARY/DIRECTOR
Title: SECRETARY/DIRECTOR
Reference: A/FWA/C/C
Description:

Although the Secretary was involved in all aspects of the work of Central Office, very few records relating specifically to the Secretary appear to have survived. The few correspondence files listed below were deposited on 7 November 1983 (Acc 1898) with the files of the Enquiry Department.

Held by: London Metropolitan Archives: City of London, not available at The National Archives
Language: English
Administrative History:

The Secretary was the principal officer of the Charity Organisation Society. The first secretary was Charles B. P. Bosanquet 1870-1875. In 1875 he was succeeded by C. S. Loch, who dominated the C.O.S. until the breakdown of his health in 1913 followed by his retirement in 1914. Subsequent secretaries were the Revd. J. C. Pringle 1914-1919, H. L. Woollcombe 1919-1923, M.W. Fox-Strangways 1923-1925 (acting secretary), Revd. J.C. Pringle 1925-1936 and B. E. Astbury 1936-1956. In 1960 the post of Secretary was replaced by that of Director.

Sharing will require cookies. Show details

Found an error?

If you find an error with this record description let us know

Fields marked with * are mandatory.

Your details

If you provide your details, we will contact you within 10 working days if we cannot act on your suggestion