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IDDESLEIGH MENS FRIENDLY SOCIETY DEVON (28 images)

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Iddesleigh, Devon, England 2nd May 2022. The Iddesleigh Men's Friendly Society founded was founded on August 20th 1838 as a means of providing sick pay and funeral benefits before the advent of the National Insurance scheme under the Welfare State after the Second World War. The society holds its Club Day annually on the Early May Bank Holiday, with a church service and a march. Friendly or Mutual Societies were set up with a membership offering financial and social services and became very...
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