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Pembrokeshire Record Office
Royal British Legion, Women's Section, Fishguard Branch, papers

Reference code(s): GB 0213 HDSO/73

Held at: Pembrokeshire Record Office

Title: Papers of Fishguard Branch, Royal British Legion (Women's Section)

Short Title: Royal British Legion, Women's Section, Fishguard Branch, papers

Creation date(s): 1935-1977

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: (8 items)

Name of creator(s): Royal British Legion, Women's Section, Fishguard Branch

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The Royal British Legion, known as the British Legion between 1921 and 1971, was founded to provide financial, social and emotional support for current and ex-servicemen and women and their dependants. The Legion has a Women's Section for women in the Armed Forces, ex-Servicewomen, and their dependants. The Women's Section has 1400 branches throughout Britain, including Fishguard, Pembrokeshire, was active between 1935 and 1977.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Records of Royal British Legion, Women's Section, Fishguard branch, 1935-1977, comprising minute books, 1935-1964; membership application forms, [1935]-1952; and certificates, 1947-1977.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: minutes; forms; and certificates.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Pembrokeshire Record Office and the National Register of Archives.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited, 1993.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Pembrokeshire Record Office, Papers of Fishguard Branch, Royal British Legion (Women's Section),catalogue; The Royal British Legion website (www.britishlegion.org.uk/), viewed 1 July 2005.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: July 2005


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Royal British Legion. | Women's Section. | Fishguard Branch | Archives
Veterans | Wales | Societies, etc.

Personal names

Corporate names
Royal British Legion | Women's Section. | Fishguard Branch

Places
Fishguard (Wales)

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