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DROVERS' BENEVOLENT INSTITUTION

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/138
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives - click here to see details of the physical location of collection
Full title: DROVERS' BENEVOLENT INSTITUTION
Date(s): 1890
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 2 production units.
Name of creator(s): Drovers' Benevolent Institution

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

The Institution was established in 1844 for the relief of 'distressed and decayed licensed Drovers'. In 1904 the Institution was amalgamated with the London Meat Traders' Association to form the London Meat Traders' and Drovers' Benevolent Association, but the Institution 'kept in being' during the period of the lease of Drovers' Hall and of Almshouses in Islington. The lease expired in 1953 when the Institution ceased to exist separately.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the Drovers' Benevolent Institution comprise an account of the society, 1890 (Ms 36681) and committee minutes, 1905-53 (Ms 36680).

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English

System of arrangement:

Two items.

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to these records rests with the depositor.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

The records were deposited by the Butchers' and Drovers' Charitable Institution in 2005 and were catalogued by a member of Guildhall Library staff in the same year. The Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section merged with the London Metropolitan Archives in 2009.

Allied Materials

Related material:

See also CLC/122: London Meat Traders' and Drovers' Benevolent Association.


Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
June to August 2010.

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