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RepositoryDerbyshire Record Office
Archive Reference / Library Class No.D504/141/2/1
TitlePapers re. wartime scheme of organisation for the Derbyshire Branch of the British Red Cross Society
Date1902-1919
DescriptionCorrespondence, Jan 1902-Jun 1910, re the organisation of voluntary aid for home defence and the role of the British Red Cross Society (BRCS) at a county level. Includes correspondence with the Chatsworth estate, the Territorial Force Association and BRCS re. the establishment of the Derbyshire scheme. Includes copy of the BRCS Derbyshire Branch's 'Handbook for Township Leaders', 1909, including a memorandum by the Duchess of Devonshire and a branch cash book, 1909-1912. Also includes cuttings and details of a presentation made to Mr. Cecil Armitage, Secretary and Director of the Derbyshire Branch of the BRCS in 1919, for his wartime services.
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LevelFile
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Archive CreatorClient of Messrs Brooke Taylor & Company of Bakewell, solicitors
Colonel Herbert Brooke-Taylor and family: British Red Cross Society, Derbyshire Branch
TermFirst World War (1914-1918)
Hospitals
Books
Clippings (books, newspapers, etc.)
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