Papers of Fishguard Branch, Royal British Legion (Women's Section)

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Records of Royal British Legion, Women's Section, Fishguard branch, 1935-1977, comprising minute books, 1935-1964; membership application forms, [1935]-1952; and certificates, 1947-1977.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Royal British Legion, known as the British Legion between 1921 and 1971, was founded to provide financial, social and emotional support for current and ex-servicemen and women and their dependants. The Legion has a Women's Section for women in the Armed Forces, ex-Servicewomen, and their dependants. The Women's Section has 1400 branches throughout Britain, including Fishguard, Pembrokeshire, was active between 1935 and 1977.

Arrangement

Arranged into the following: minutes; forms; and certificates.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited, 1993.

Note

Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Pembrokeshire Record Office, Papers of Fishguard Branch, Royal British Legion (Women's Section),catalogue; The Royal British Legion website (www.britishlegion.org.uk/), viewed 1 July 2005.

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Pembrokeshire Record Office and the National Register of Archives.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply

Appraisal Information

All records have been retained

Accruals

Accruals are not expected

Geographical Names