Royal Humane Society

The Society’s Archive

Description

The archive of the Royal Humane Society (see list below) was gifted by the trustees of the Society to the London Metropolitan Archives (LMA) in October 2008 and formally transferred to their custodianship on 4 November 2008.

The archive consists of the following:

Committee Minutes – April 1774 to November 2000

Select Committee Minutes – 1820 to 1833

Auditors’ Minutes – 1823 to 1964

Committee Agendas – 1823 to 1964

General Court Proceedings – Mar 1820 to May 1950

Letter Books – Aug 1830 to Jan 1867

Legacy Book – 1848 to 1887

Ledgers – 1840 to 1949

Annual Reports – 1774 to 2005

Case Books – Jan 1821 to Dec 2005

Medal Registers – 1776 to 2006

Anniversary Ticket Book – 1849

Enquiry Files, various - 1878 to 2004

Historical Papers (Capt. Manby) – 1814-1846

Swimming Competition Register – 1892 to 1949

Documents and records from 2006 (with a few earlier exceptions) remain with the Society.

See ‘Researching the Society’s Archive’ for guidance on how to search the Society’s archive.