Belle of the North Ladies Orange Benevolent Association No. 140

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Type of entity

Corporate body

Authorized form of name

Belle of the North Ladies Orange Benevolent Association No. 140

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Other form(s) of name

  • LOBA 140

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Description area

Dates of existence

[before 1922]-[after 1935]

History

Belle of the North Orange Benevolent Association No. 140 was a primary (local) lodge of the women's auxiliary of the Orange Order, a Protestant fraternal organization, in Powassan, Ontario. Like the male lodges of the Orange Order, Ladies Orange Benevolent Association lodges had a Masonic-style structure and system of degrees, and its members took part in charitable and social activities. It is unknown when Belle of the North Orange Benevolent Association No. 140 was founded and disbanded.

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Powassan, Ont.

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Internal structures/genealogy

As a primary lodge of the Ladies Orange Benevolent Association, Lady Patricia Ladies Orange Benevolent Association No. 256 was headed by a Worthy Mistress and a Deputy Mistress. Other officers included a Junior Deputy Mistress, Chaplain, Recording Secretary, Financial Secretary, Treasurer, Guardian, and Director of Ceremonies.

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Authority record identifier

NUCCASC-AR0020

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Nipissing University and Canadore College Archives and Special Collections

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Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Created February 20, 2015 by Peter Houston

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  • English

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