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Denbighshire Record Office
Llanarmon-yn-Iâl Womens Institute records

Reference code(s): GB 0209 DD/DM/192, 796, 1071

Held at: Denbighshire Record Office

Title: Llanarmon-yn-Iâl W. I. Records

Short Title: Llanarmon-yn-Iâl Womens Institute records

Creation date(s): 1919-1991

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.095 cubic metres (60 items)

Name of creator(s): Llanarmon-yn-Iâl Women's Institute


Administrative/Biographical history: The Women's Institute movement originated in Canada in 1897. In 1915, the National Federation of Women's Institutes (NFWI) was founded in Britain, originally as part of the Agricultural Organisation Society (AOS). Individual Institutes are self-governing, and are grouped into county federations which together make up the NFWI. The WI encourages women to participate in community life, cultural projects and public campaigns. Llanarmon-yn-Iâl Women's Institute was formed in about 1919 in Llanarmon-yn-Iâl, Denbighshire; although active until 1991, it has now been wound up.


Scope and content/abstract: Records of Llanarmon-yn-Iâl Women's Institute, 1919-1991, including minutes of committees, annual and monthly meetings, 1923-1988; committee attendance registers, 1928-1974; secretary's reports, 1923-1924; financial records, 1919-1974; annual reports, 1925-1953; correspondence and papers relating to the sale of W. I. Hall, 1985-1991; scrapbooks, 1923-1983; photographs (particularly of houses), notes and copy documents relating to the parish, 1969-1987; copy tithe map and apportionment for Llanarmon, [1974x1982]; lists of wild flowers, birds and trees in the parish, [20th century]; and printed matter, 1930-1966.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged according to accession

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at Denbighshire Record Office.


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by the Llanarmon-yn-Iâl W. I. per Mrs D. S. Knowles, 1976-1989; Mrs Kathleen Jones, Treuddyn, Mold, 1988-1994; Mrs Branigan, Llanarmon-yn-Iâl, 1993.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Denbighshire Record Office, Llanarmon-yn Iâl W. I., catalogue; The Women's Institute website (, viewed 14 May 2004.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: May 2004

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