Kōrero: Voluntary welfare organisations

Friendly society membership certificate

Friendly society membership certificate

The Ancient Order of Foresters was another friendly society that provided mutual aid to its members. This elaborate certificate shows that Joseph Lomas became a member of the Wellington order in 1844. 

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Alexander Turnbull Library, Ancient Order of Foresters Friendly Society - Wellington District (MS-Group-0341)
Reference: MSI-Papers-5188

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Margaret Tennant, 'Voluntary welfare organisations - 19th-century charity', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/29043/friendly-society-membership-certificate (accessed 19 January 2022)

He kōrero nā Margaret Tennant, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 18 Sep 2018