Temporary ACC 2021/199 - Records of various closed WI groups

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ACC 2021/199


Records of various closed WI groups


  • 1945-2021 (Creation)

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9 boxes

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The first Women's Institutes were founded in Norfolk in 1918. There were 22 which included Barnham Broom and District, Ditchingham, Hardingham, Hethersett, Hickling and Hingham. The Norfolk Federation of Women's Institutes was founded on 1 February 1919. From 1952, the Federation's office has been based at Evelyn Suffield House, 45 All Saints' Green, Norwich. The house was named after the Federation's first Chairman and President, Lady Evelyn Suffield. The Office, which is staffed by a full-time Federation Secretary and other staff, acts as a meeting place for all the Federation's sub-committees.
Supports Women's Institutes in Norfolk in a variety of ways including administrative, publishing the 'WI Gazette', and organizing training, events and activities.

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ACC 2021/199

Box 1
Besthorpe WI minutes 1983-2013
Besthorpe war memorial transcript
Besthorpe monthly reports 2010

Box 2
Hempton WI-
Minutes/record books 1958-2006
'Put away file' c. 1986
Accounts 1975-78

Box 3
Harpley WI
Minute/record books 1960-2009

Box 4
Harpley WI-
Attendance registers 1984-2005
Programmes 1961-2009
War memorial papers, certificates etc, 1997-98
Drayton & Taverham WI-
Presidential addresses- 1949-52
Receipts, newscuttings etc.nd
Programmes 1981-88
Prize certificates 1946-54
Minutes 1945-70

Box 5
Minutes 1973-2009
Financial statements 2004-2009
Sea Palling, Waxham & District:
Minutes 1968-2006

Box 6
Falcon Sprowston:
Minutes 1970-2004
Accounts 2006
Financial statement 2007
Sea Palling, Waxham & District:
Minutes 1984-2015
Green Park and District:
Financial statement 2009
Minutes 2000-2008

Box 7
Dry Docking:
Green folder: financial papers 2011-2012 (close, contact WI re permission to destroy statements/chequebooks etc.)
Minutes 2008-2017
Financial statements 2011, 2012
Programmes 2009-2012
WI event photos
Petty cash 2009-12
Subs book 2009-12
Accounts 2008-13
Attendance register 2012
Correspondence 2008-12
Flower festival 2012
Annual reports 2010-12

Box 8
Ashill WI:
Charity Commission papers 2021
Financial papers 2020
Accounts 2018-19
Financial statements 2011-2018
Secretary's reports 2016-2021
Minutes 1960-2019
Cash books 2012-2015
Accounts 1979-15
Annual financial statement 1979-82
Quarterly statements 1975-81
Subs book 1975

Box 9
Ashill W.I.:
Accounts 1974-2014
Financial statements 1993-2011

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Bank statements, receipts and receipt books offered back to depositor, 19/1/22


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