Papers of the Ancient Order of Foresters, 1855-1861.
Ancient Order of Foresters Papers
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- ReferenceGB 218 Misc. MSS. 1401
- Dates of Creation1855-1861
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- Language of MaterialEnglish
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Administrative / Biographical History
The Royal Foresters was a friendly society originating in Yorkshire, c. 1813; the Ancient Order of Foresters was a breakaway group, formed in 1834. The Foresters is a Friendly Society made up of affiliated branches. The Ancient Order of Foresters provided mutual financial support, including insurance and savings support for its members.
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Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Gwent Record Office, Misc. MSS.; Foresters Friendly Society website (www.foresters.ws), viewed 17 January 2006.
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