This collection includes: rules; general executive council minutes; annual reports, 1947-70; conference reports; agreements; journals/bulletins, 1948-71; file re Woodcutting Machinists amalgamation, 1971.
National Union of Furniture Trade Operatives
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 152 FTO
- Dates of Creation1947-1971
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description3 boxes
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The National Union of Furniture Trade Operatives was formed in 1947 by the amalgamation of the Amalgamated Union of Upholsterers and the National Amalgamated Furnishing Trades' Association. In 1971 it merged with the Amalgamated Society of Woodcutting Machinists to form the Furniture, Timber and Allied Trades Union.
Reference: H. Reid The furniture makers, a history of trade unionism in the furniture trade, 1865-1972. Oxford, 1986.
This collection is available to researchers by appointment at the Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick. See https://www2.warwick.ac.uk/services/library/mrc/using/
Other Finding Aids
Link to full catalogue: https://mrc-catalogue.warwick.ac.uk/records/FTO
These records were deposited by the General, Municipal, Boilermakers and Allied Trades Union.