Records of the Committee of Coal Owner Members of the Conciliation Board, employers' association, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Minutes (including some minutes of regional meetings) 1899-1942

Administrative / Biographical History

The Committee of Coal Owners Members of the Conciliation Board was formed in 1899  in Glasgsow, Scotland, and consisted of representatives from colliery owners from the following Scottish counties and towns: Lanarkshire, Slamannan, Linlithgowshire, Lothians, Fife and Clackmannan, and Ayrshire. This committee was the forum at which the coal owners discussed their position prior to meeting the miners' representatives at the Board of Conciliation for the Regulation of Wages in the Coal Trade of Scotland .


This material is arranged chronologically

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Acquisition Information

Deposit: William Baird & Co Ltd, coal and iron manufacturers, Glasgow, Scotland

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File level list available in searchroom and at the National Register of Archives in Edinburgh (NRA(S)2470)

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Custodial History

Held by William Baird & Co Ltd


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Related Material

GB 248 UGD 049 Records of Scottish Iron and Coal Masters' Association

GB 248 UGD 158 Records of General Committee of the Coal Masters of Scotland

GB 248 UGD 159 Records of Lanarkshire Coal Masters' Association

GB 248 UGD 160 Records of Board of Conciliation for the Regulation of Wages in the Coal Trade of Scotland

GB 248 UGD 163 Records of Ayrshire Coal Owners' Association

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Additional Information

This material is original

Revised by David Powell, Hub Project Archivist, 7 May 2002

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