Wives' Fellowship Central Committee Minutes 2

Scope and Content

Minutes are loose and date from 2 Feb 1927 to 8 Nov 1934

Agendas are attached; some programmes are attached; treasurer's report includes balance sheet information

Particular items:

2 Feb 1927 - question of forming a fellowship for older members - a list of retired members should be compiled - also suggestions for a fellowship of prayer with the Wives' Fellowship

Circular letter [1928] 'Important notice' about increase in funds

22 Feb 1929 - allocation of surplus Josephine Butler Fund

8 Nov 1929 - only agenda no minutes of meeting

18 Feb 1932 - question of the quota and the use of Wives' Fellowship money

16 Feb 1933 - resolution sent from Ware and Harlow Branch asking for abolition of the age limit, and from Chichester in favour of raising it to 50. Decided to leave matter to Executive to prepare suggestions for next Central Committee

15 Jun 1933 - proposed by Mrs Freeston that the present rule that members must be under 40 or with a child under 16 should stand, and that a senior branch should be formed. This was carried. Details left to Executive

5 Jul 1934 - resolution re constitution of a Senior Branch. Proposals made: Wives' Fellowship members over 40 should be eligible, that this group should meet for a conference in the Spring and for a day in London in the Autumn