Records of Llanfachreth Women's Institute, Llanfachreth, Merionethshire, comprising minute books, 1946-1966; and record books of monthly meetings, 1946-1972.
Llanfachreth Women's Institute Records
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 220 Z/M/1037
- Dates of Creation1946-1972
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical DescriptionNot provided
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The Women's Institute Movement in Britain started in 1915. The first WI in Britain was formed under the auspices of the Agricultural Organisation Society. Individual Institutes are self-governing and are grouped into county federations that make up The National Federation of Women's Institutes. Today, the WI encourages women to participate in community life, cultural projects and public campaigns. Llanfachreth Womens' Institute, Llanfachreth, Merionethshire, has been active since 1946.
Arranged into the following: minute books; and record books
Conditions Governing Access
Usual copyright laws apply.
Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Meirionnydd Archives, Miscellaneous Collection (Dolgellau), Llanfachreth Women's Institute Records; The Women's Institute website (www.womens-institute.co.uk) viewed 12th November 2004.
Other Finding Aids
Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Meirionnydd Archives, the National Register of Archives and the National Library of Wales. The catalogue is available online.
Conditions Governing Use
All records deposited at Meirionnydd Archives have been retained.
Accruals are not expected.