Ancient Order of Foresters, Death Boards, Loftus

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These two boards list the deceased members of Court Dundas 747 of the Ancient Order of Foresters in Loftus, they cover the years from 1880 until around the First World War in 1914
Ancient Order of Foresters, Loftus
The Ancient Order of Foresters was formed in 1834 and the Loftus Lodge was formed in 1839, members would pay weekly into a fund, which provided sick pay and funeral grants when needed.
Ancient Order of Foresters, Loftus
The boards were recovered from the clock tower and restored in 2001, the society still exists as the Foresters Friendly Society although its local role would have diminished with the formation of the national health service and the welfare state.

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