Exemption Records

Scope and Content

The following are records of those individuals opting out of paying the political levy; also included are records of cancellations of the opt-out, usually due to the individual leaving the industry.


The records are arranged by province and district. Original systems of ordering are retained. Bolton Province had a numbering sequence of 1-1600; Oldham Province a sequence of 1/1-7/20; Ashton, Bamber Bridge, Blackburn, Bollington, Bury, Darwen, Haslingden, Huddersfield, Hyde, Mossley, Rochdale, Stalybridge, Stockport, Preston, Yorkshire had no discernible numbering sequence and are arranged in alphabetical order.