Meaning of Women's Rural Institute in English:

Women's Rural Institute


  • (Another name for) the Scottish Women's Rural Institutes (SWRI), the Scottish counterpart of the Women's Institute, which aims in particular to promote and preserve Scottish customs and heritage; any of various local organizations belonging to this.

    The SWRI was founded in 1917 at Longniddry, East Lothian.


Early 20th century.