FAMILY WELFARE ASSOCIATION (FORMERLY CHARITY ORGANISATION SOCIETY)
Date of Creation:
1612 - 2006
|Scope and Content:|
|Extent:||67.8 linear metres|
|Site Location:||London Metropolitan Archives|
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Society for Organising Charitable Relief and Repressing Mendicity
Charity Organisation Society
FWA | Family Welfare Association x Family Welfare Association
|Source of Acquisition:|
|Access Restrictions:||All records of the FWA 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.|
A/FWA/C: Central Office;
A/FWA/GL: Area 6 (Greenwich and Lewisham);
A/FWA/HF: Area 1 (Hammersmith and Fulham);
A/FWA/KW: Area 2 (Kensington and Westminster);
A/FWA/LS: Area 7 (Lambeth and Southwark);
A/FWA/TH: Area 4 (Camden, Islington, Hackney);
A/FWA/WA: Area 5 (Wandsworth).
|Related Material:||The FWA Library was deposited in the University of London Library. A number of local record offices hold area records of the Family Welfare Association: for further details see the National Register of Archives.|
For detailed accounts of the history of the COS and FWA, see Charles Loch Mowat, "The Charity Organisation Society 1869-1913" (1961); and Madeline Rooff, "A Hundred Years of Family Welfare" (1972).