Historical information

Manchester Unity Independent Order of Oddfellows (MUIOOF) is a fraternal order and was founded in Manchester, England in 1810. In 1840 Manchester Unity IOOF was founded in Victoria and the first lodge was established in Adelaide.

Physical description

Hard cover brown book, dark brown leather corners and spine, black label on the front cover, some blank pages in the book. Proposition Book used by members of Loyal Whittlesea Lodge No. 5351 No. 63 Port Phillip District Manchester Unity Independent Order of Oddfellows of Victoria MUIOOF (1867-1895); Gives Date, Name, Age next birthday, Trade, Residence, Wife's name, Name of Proposer, Name of Seconder, Amount paid for proposition and Remarks.

Inscriptions & markings

Inscribed on black label attached to the front of book [Proposition Book]