CollectionBryson House Records

23 volumes, c.3,000 case files, 850 letters and c.750 miscellaneous documents relating to Bryson House, Belfast, formerly known as the Belfast Voluntary Welfare Society and the Belfast Council of Social Welfare, 1903-1983. The records consist of case books, letters, case files, housing sub-committee minutes and minute books. A 30 year closure rule is applicable to many of these records, see the calendar of this collection in the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland for details. The collection includes, for example:
Minute book of the City of Belfast Christian Civic Union, 1903-1908.

Minute book of Belfast Charity Organisation Society, 1909-1921.

4 minute books of Belfast Council of Social Welfare, 1922-1968.

Minute book of Voluntary Service Bureau Sub-Committee, 1966-1975.

Minutes of the Voluntary Service Belfast Management Committee, 1975-1979.

Register of members of Belfast Council of Social Welfare, 1964-1966.

Case files relating to temporary distress in Belfast, 1929-1969.

Belfast Council for Social Welfare relief grant books, 1932-1936, with copy letters and confidential case histories, 1938-1955.

Files relating to Ulster Innocent Victims' Appeal, 1969-1970.

AccessBy prior appointment.
Repository NamePublic Record Office of Northern Ireland
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CommentSome of the information listed from this repository has been extracted from lists available in the archives. The lists were compiled by Public Record Office of Northern Ireland staff and we are grateful for their assistance. It must be remembered that due to time constraints not all items in this repository were examined individually.