Minutes, 1918-1920; Member's Registration Book,1890-1924, Rule Book,1916.
United Kingdom Amalgamated Society of Smiths and Strikers
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The United Kingdom Amalgamated Society of Smiths and Strikers was formed in 1886. The largest Union of its trade, its headquarters were based in Stockton-on-Tees. By 1852 the Society had 52 branches and 2,200 members. By the turn of the century that figure had grown to 69 branches and 4,500 members. The Union merged with the Amalgamated Engineering Union in 1920 with a total of 14,080 members.
Reference: Arthur Marsh and Victoria Ryan Historical Directory of Trade Unions Volume 2 (Gower Publishing Company, 1984).
This collection is available to researchers by appointment at the Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick. See http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/services/library/mrc/using/
These papers form part of a large collection (MSS.259) that has been deposited in the Modern Records Centre over a number of years. Most of the Records came from the Amalgamated Union of Engineering Workers (Engineering Section). The first deposits were made in 1984 with further deposits have been made up to 1997.
Other Finding Aids
Link to full catalogue: http://mrc-catalogue.warwick.ac.uk/records/SSK
Conditions Governing Use
There are no restrictions on the use of this archive, apart from the requirements of copyright law.
This collection has been weeded for duplicates.
Further deposits are not expected.