London Metropolitan Archives - Item Details

MIDDLESEX VOLUNTEER DEVELOPMENT FUND

Date of Creation:

1900 - 1906

Reference Code:

ACC/0602

Scope and Content:
  • Records of the Middlesex Volunteer Development Fund, Harrow Branch, including accounts of subscriptions and donations; minutes of meetings of trustees; correspondence; undertakings; invitations to the opening of Wealdstone Drill Hall; and papers relating to the 5th Middlesex Rifle Volunteers.
Extent: 0.07 linear metres
Classification: ASSOCIATIONS
Site Location: London Metropolitan Archives
Level of Description:
    Collection

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Administrative History:
  • The Volunteer Corps were predecessors of the modern Territorial Army. They were first formed in 1859 to counter French threats of invasion. In 1881 the Army was organised into territorial regiments formed of regular, militia and volunteer battalions. Middlesex volunteer battalions came under the Middlesex Regiment (Duke of Cambridge's Own).
Creator: Middlesex Volunteer Development Fund
Copyright: Depositor
Source of Acquisition:
  • Records deposited in November 1956.
  • ACC/0602
Access Restrictions: These records are available for public inspection, although records containing personal information are subject to access restrictions under the UK Data Protection Act, 2018
Physical Condition: Fit
Arrangement: Records catalogued as ACC/0602/001-017.