Deposit N270 - Ancient Order of Foresters, United Ballarat District

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Ancient Order of Foresters, United Ballarat District


  • 1860 - 1886 (Creation)

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1.0 m

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(1849 -)

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The Ancient Order of Foresters, which originated in England in the mid 1700s, established its first branch (Court) in Victoria in 1849. Foresters was set up as a non-profit organisation, the founding principles of the Society being to provide financial and social benefits as well as support to members and their families in times of unemployment, sickness, death, disability and old age. The Society is now known as the Foresters Friendly Society and in July 1999 was incorporated as a public company limited by shares and guarantee.

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Minute books, treasurers book, cash book, ledgers and contributions book.


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Entered from deposit description on 19 June 2012




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