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Repository Cheshire Record Office
Level Collection (Fonds)
Reference D 8039
Title Chester Glee Club
Date 1887-1995
Description Minutes, 1887-1995; Accounts, 1892-1995; Balance sheets and statement of accounts, 1940-1995; Subscription book, 1887-1892; Statements of purchase of intoxicating liquor, 1922-1937; Glee centenary papers; 1937-1987; Inventory of music, 1894-1949; Secretary papers, 1986-1989; Concert programmes, 1894-1956; Certificates of music festival attendance, 1966-1967; Newspaper cuttings, 1966; Miscellaneous leaflets and discussion paper regarding decline in membership.
Extent 0.05m3
Administrative History The Chester Glee club originated from a singing quartet formed by lay clerks in 1881. On 2nd November the group was expanded to form the Chester Glee Club. Throughout its existence, the club maintained its amateur status and functioned as a male only choir. Dwindling membership numbers caused the club to disband in 1997.
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