Scottish Commercial Motormen's Union

Scope and Content

Financial reports, 1927, 1933, 1934; 'The Highway', 1969-1974; Rulebook, 1964.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Scottish Carters' Association was founded in 1898. In 1908 it changed its name to the Scottish Horse and Motormen's Association. In 1964 the name was again changed to the Scottish Commercial Motormen's Union. It transferred engagements to the Transport and General Workers' Union in 1971.

Access Information

Prior written permission to consult unpublished records in this archive is required. Details are given in the full catalogue. Subject to permission being granted, the archive is available to researchers by appointment at the Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick. See

Other Finding Aids

Custodial History

The material was deposited from 1976 by the TGWU

Related Material

See also MSS.126/TG (Transport and General Workers' Union). The union's main archive is held by the National Library of Scotland, with other records at Glasgow City Archives and the University of Aberdeen.