Amalgamated Association of Operative Cotton Spinners and Twiners

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Papers of the Amalgamated Association of Operative Cotton Spinners and Twiners and its branches, including reports, minutes, agreements, rules, other papers and branch papers, including Ashton, Blackburn, Bolton, Bury and Radcliffe, Haslingden, Oldham, Preston, Rochdale and Yorkshire

Administrative / Biographical History

Formed in 1870 as the Amalgamated Association of Operative Cotton Spinners, Self-Actor Minders, Twiners and Rovers of Lancashire and Adjoining Counties and formerly known as the Operative Cotton Spinners, Twiners and Self-Actor Minders of the United Kingdom. It dropped Rovers from its name in 1877 and became the Amalgamated Association of Operative Cotton Spinners and Twiners in 1915. It formally ceased to be on 2 Sep 1976

Arrangement

  • Series 1 - Reports
  • Series 2 - Minutes
  • Series 3 - Agreements
  • Series 4 - Rules
  • Series 5 - Other papers
  • Series 6 - Branch papers, including Ashton, Blackburn, Bolton, Bury and Radcliffe, Haslingden, Oldham, Preston, Rochdale and Yorkshire

Conditions Governing Access

Open for consultation.

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Other Finding Aids

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