Records of Royal British Legion, Women's Section, Fishguard branch, 1935-1977, comprising minute books, 1935-1964; membership application forms, -1952; and certificates, 1947-1977.
Papers of Fishguard Branch, Royal British Legion (Women's Section)
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 213 HDSO/73
- Dates of Creation1935-1977
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description(8 items)
Scope and Content
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.
Arranged into the following: minutes; forms; and certificates.
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
All records have been retained
Accruals are not expected