Mencap, York and District branch

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Type of entity

Corporate body

Authorized form of name

Mencap, York and District branch

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      Other form(s) of name

      • York and District Society for Mentally Handicapped Children and Adults

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      Dates of existence



      York and District Society for Mentally Handicapped Children and Adults was formally registered as a charity on 11 July 1966. The society saw changes to its constitution in March 1980 and December 2002, and during its period of existence became affiliated with the wider Mencap charity. Its name also later changed to York Mencap. It’s objectives at the time of creation were to relieve, advance the education of, and advance religion among, the mentally handicapped. The charity was removed from the charities register on 9 June 2005, when it was formally wound-up.


      York, United Kingdom.

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      Functions, occupations and activities

      Provided support services for families in the York area with relatives with learning difficulties.

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      Authority record identifier


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      Explore York Archives

      Rules and/or conventions used

      International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families - ISAAR(CPF) - Ottawa



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      • English



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