Amalgamated Society of Farriers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Annual Reports, 1894-1912.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Amalgamated Farriers' Society was established in 1891. It amalgamated with the Midlands' Farriers' Society in September 1898 to become the National Amalgamated Farriers' Society. This later joined with the Permanent Amalgamated Farriers' Protection Society, the Glasgow Journeymen Horseshoers' Union and the City of Liverpool Farriers Society to become the Amalgamated Society of Farriers in 1903.

Reference: Annual reports.


The Modern Records Centre uses a classification scheme. For further details of the scheme, see It is compatible with ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description (2000).

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on access to these papers.

Acquisition Information

These papers were transferred from the University Library (Old ref: 41T).

Other Finding Aids

A copy of this catalogue is available at the National Register of Archives in London and in Chadwyck-Healey's National Inventory of Documentary Sources.

Authority records exist for the Amalgamated Farriers' Society (GB 152 AAR2359); the National Amalgamated Farriers' Society (GB 152 AAR2360) and the Amalgamated Society of Farriers (GB 152 AAR2362).

Conditions Governing Use

There are no restrictions on the use of this archive, apart from the requirements of copyright law.

Appraisal Information

This collection has been weeded for duplicates.


Further deposits are not expected.

Related Material

The Modern Records Centre also holds the papers of the United Kingdom Society of Amalgamated Smiths and Strikers (GB 152 259/SM).