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Anglesey Archives
Harbour of Refuge Lodge of Oddfellows, Holyhead, records

Reference code(s): GB 0221 WM 318

Held at: Anglesey Archives

Title: Harbour of Refuge Lodge of Oddfellows, Manchester Unity Friendly Society, Holyhead, records

Short Title: Harbour of Refuge Lodge of Oddfellows, Holyhead, records

Creation date(s): 1863-1910

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.02 cubic metres

Name of creator(s): Independent Order of Oddfellows, Manchester Unity, Harbour of Refuge Lodge

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The Manchester Unity of the Indepedent Order of Oddfellows was founded in 1810; in the course of the 19th century it established local lodges over much of the United Kingdom and persuaded many existing lodges to join the Unity. It acted as a friendly society; members paid a subscription and in return received a range of benefits (sick pay, pension, and assistance to dependents). The Harbour of Refuge Lodge was based in Holyhead, Anglesey, and was active from 1863 to 1910.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Minute book, 1879-1898; initiation declarations, 1863-1877; register of members and contributions, juvenile branch, 1893-1910; account book, 1894-1898.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: minute book; initiation declarations; register; and account book.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey County Record Office and the National Register of Archives. It is the policy of Gwasanaeth Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey County Archives Service to catalogue in the language of the document.

Language codes: eng

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: Unknown

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history: No information found

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title compiled from content of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following sources were consulted in the compilation of this description: Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey County Record Office, Harbour of Refuge Lodge of Oddfellows, Holyhead, papers; The Oddfellows website (www.oddfellows.co.uk), viewed 19 January 2004.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2 and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: July 2003


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Friendly societies | Wales | Anglesey

Personal names

Corporate names
Independent Order of Odd Fellows | Manchester Unity. | Harbour of Refuge Lodge

Places
Holyhead (Wales)

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