Dates1834 - 1965
Person NameFitzalan Sick Society; 1834 - 1965
ActivityThe Fitzalan Sick Society, a friendly society based in Sheffield, was established in 1834 and the first member enrolled in 1837. The first president of the society was George Hemsoll. In the early years, the society met at the Brown Bear Inn on Norfolk Street, Sheffield. According to the rules of the society, it was established to ‘provide for the relief or maintenance of members during sickness or infirmity, whether bodily or mental, for insuring money to be paid on the death of a member and for the funeral expenses of a member’. On enrolment members had to be over the age of 18 and were required to join the society before the age of 25. The society was dissolved in 1965.
Corporate NameFitzalan Sick Society

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