Bundle of Papers re Proposals for Armed Associations in Rainow, etc.

Scope and Content

The bundle contains correspondence relating to proposals for the formation of armed associations or volunteer corps in Rainow (EGR4/1/2/28/1-5), Church Lawton, Alsager, Odd Rode and Betchton (/6), Daresbury and Runcorn (/7-13), Crewe and Barthomley (/14-15), and Weaverham (/16-17). All the proposals were rejected as not conforming to the rules laid down for acceptance by Government.