The content consists of Manx Rechabite District and individual Tent records. Material relating to the District includes a rule book, minute books, agendas, expenses book, registers of membership, a communication book, accounts, death certificate copies, correspondence, reports and a Temperance association constitution. Material relating to the Manx Juvenile Rechabite District includes draft rules, an annual report, report on the 75th anniversary and a leaflet on endowment schemes.
Other contents relates to individual Tents such as the Mona Union Tent (Douglas), Mona Union Juvenile Tent, North Douglas Tent, Douglas Past officers’ Encampment, Mona Jonadab Tent (Michael), Star of Mona Tent (Peel) and Mona Daniel Tent (Colby). Other Tents include the Mona Fellowship Tent (Ramsey), Mona Rushen Tent (Colby), Mona Ebenezer Tent (Sulby), Crosby and Greeba Good Samaritan Tent, Sons of Mona Tent (Laxey), Sons of Mona Juvenile Tent (Laxey), Star of Foxdale Tent and the Santon Union Tent.
The Tent documentation consists of account books, rule books, minute books, meeting agendas, summonses to attend Tent meetings, registers of memberships (and Trustees), enrolment items, declaration books, a nomination book, contribution books, members’ card, cash books, an order book and bank and bond books. Further Tent items within the deposit include correspondence, a lease agreement, a valuation report, sick payment records, a requisition slip, a password key, receipts and an arrears notice.
Further records relate to the Rechabite Head Office (including literature on Juvenile Tents), such as rule books and amendments, statements of accounts, a suspension book, a certificate book, ritual books, Order literature and a guide book of the Registry of Friendly Societies.