Airdrie Greenhouse Lodge of Free Gardeners Charter Box, 1800s

In the 1800s friendly societies flourished in Britain, providing finciancial help in times of hardship. In the days when having no income meant a life of begging or living in the poorhouse, they were a vital means of support.

Museum reference:
MLC-1991-1
Date:
1812
On display:
In Storage: Museums
Associated with:
1800 - 1899 · Airdrie Greenhouse Lodge of Free Gardeners · Airdrie


Dimensions:
height: 530mm
width: 300mm
depth: 300mm
Materials:
Wood, Brass
Inscriptions:
Robert -?- Lock 25th Feb 188(?)
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