North Wales Union and Its Trust Fund

Archive Unit
  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 106 5FWI/C/2/25
  • Dates of Creation
      1917-1960
  • Physical Description
      1 folder

Scope and Content

Notes, correspondence, memoranda and extracts from minutes related to the Union and its trust fund.

Administrative / Biographical History

The North Wales Union was formed to co-ordinate work in the North Wales Counties before county federations were formed. A Chairman, Honorary Secretary and Honorary Treasurer were appointed by the executive council of the North Wales Women's Institutes to:

a) Develop the efficiency of existing institutes and to further co-operation between them;

b) Promote the formation of new institutes within the area and arrange for joint meetings and generally assist by consultation and advice on new schemes of work

c) Act as an intermediary between the North Wales Women's Institutes and the Board of Agriculture, the Central Committee of Management or other bodies connected to the NFWI on all questions of organisation, policy and management.

Its area of work consisted of Anglesey, Caernarvon, Denbigh, Flint, Merioneth and Montgomery. Institutes in the counties concerned paid fees at a rate of 2d each member and also donated towards paying for the work of the Union. The Union was formally dissolved in 1927 at Welsh conference and the NFWI was appointed trustees of the remaining sums in its accounts.

Custodial History

Weeded by Anne Ballard 2001.