Papers of E.A. Bowles comprising distribution book for use by the Metropolitan Visiting and Relief Association District Visiting Society

Scope and Content

Partially used book of chits to accompany donations distributed. First stub only completed, ‘W.J. Serain?. Boots 5/-. Williams. To repay’, 26 Nov 1912. Some stubs are blank, but the corresponding chit has been removed

A list of names and amounts in Bowles’ hand appears on the inside front cover

[The Metropolitan Visiting and Relief Association was founded in 1842, and was the first large national organisation concerned with the relief of poverty. It had local branches in many areas, known as Metropolitan Visiting and Relief Association Visiting Societies]