Catalogue description Records of the ACCIDENT RELIEF SOCIETY, Great Winchester Street, London

This record is held by Barts Health NHS Trust Archives (Royal London Hospital Archives)

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Title: Records of the ACCIDENT RELIEF SOCIETY, Great Winchester Street, London
Description:

This collection consists of two volumes of minutes

Date: 1844-1875
Held by: Barts Health NHS Trust Archives (Royal London Hospital Archives), not available at The National Archives
Language: English
Creator:

Accident Relief Society

Physical description: 2 Files
Immediate source of acquisition:

Transferred to the Royal London Hospital Archives by the Secretary of the "Marie Celeste" Samaritan Society on 15th October 1984.

Administrative / biographical background:

This Society was founded in 1838; in 1868 it moved its offices to Great Winchester Street. Although the Society contrived to relieve a number of deserving cases every year, it was never able to achieve financial stability. In 1879 its remaining assets were transferred to the Samaritan Society, by authority of the Charity Commission.

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