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Reference A/FWA
Covering dates 1843 - 1965
Held by London Metropolitan Archives
Extent Over 2000 files
Conditions of access All records of the F.W.A. which are less than 60 years old, with the exception of annual reports and other publications, are closed to public consultation unless written permission for access is obtained from the Director of the Family Welfare Association.

Folder icon  ALMHOUSES DEPARTMENT  A/FWA/C/K  [n.d.]

These documents are held at London Metropolitan Archives

Conditions of access: All unpublished records of the FWA are closed to public access for 60 years.

Archival history:
These records were deposited at the LMA in February 1997. They were collected by the Family Welfare Association's Almshouses Department which acts either as corporate trustee or provides the clerk, to existing trustees of several almshouse charities. All the trustees bodies come together in the FWA's Almshouses Committee. The records have been divided into the separate almshouse charities. Several of the almshouses have had records previously deposited at the LMA as part of the FWA archive, details of which can be found in A/FWA/C/J15 to J19. The following list highlights continuations of pieces already deposited by the FWA.

Arrangement: Records in this series have been arranged as follows
Charlotte Beaty's Almshouse (A/FWA/C/K/01); Esther Doe's Almshouses (A/FWA/C/K/02); Dovedale Almshouses Trust (A/FWA/C/K/03); Josiah Forster's Trust (A/FWA/C/K/04); Gillingham Almshouses (A/FWA/C/K/05); Hopton's Charity (A/FWA/C/K/06); Mary Overand Charity (A/FWA/C/K/07); Penn and Widow Smith Almshouses (A/FWA/C/K/08); Pilgrim's Lodge Trust (A/FWA/C/K/09); Miss Tate's Almshouses (A/FWA/C/K/10).

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