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Bodwigiad Club Records (Cambrian Lodge of the Old Unity of Oddfellows, Hirwaun)

Reference code(s): GB 0217 SWCC : MNA/I/7

Held at: Swansea University

Title: Bodwigiad Club Records (Cambrian Lodge of the Old Unity of Oddfellows, Hirwaun)

Short Title: Bodwigiad Club Records (Cambrian Lodge of the Old Unity of Oddfellows, Hirwaun)

Creation date(s): 1875-1973

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 1 box, 6 volumes and 3 envelopes

Name of creator(s): Cambrian Lodge of the Old Unity of Oddfellows, Hirwaun

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The Bodwigiad Club (or Bod Club for short) was a name used for the Cambrian Lodge of the Old Unity of Oddfellows whose meetings were originally held at the Bodwigiad Arms, Hirwaun. The Lodge was founded in 1828 and in 1953 celebrated its 125th anniversary with a Special General Meeting and a dinner both held at the Cardiff Arms Hotel. The objectives of the society as stated in the Rules of 1937 were to raise funds through a variety of means in order to secure money to pay funeral expenses of deceased members and their wives and also to give assistance to sick members unable to work.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Minute books 1875-1925 and 1948-1972; financial records 1883-1973; Secretary's correspondence and papers 1882-1973.

ACCESS AND USE

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Conditions governing access: Access unrestricted unless stated otherwise.

Conditions governing reproduction: A photocopying service is available. Contact repository for details.
No publication without written permission from the Archivist.

Finding aids: A hardcopy list is available in the searchroom.

Language codes: eng wel

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Rules or conventions: Created following ISAD(G) and Archives Hub Data Creation Guidelines

Date(s) of descriptions: Prior to 16-11-2004


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Friendly societies | Wales, South

Personal names

Corporate names
Old Unity of Oddfellows (Hirwaun, Wales) | Cambrian Lodge

Places
Hirwaun (Wales)

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