East London Society of Operative Plumbers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Minutes, 1874-89; balance sheets, 1881-8; cash book, 1872-83; rulebook.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Society joined the United Operative Plumbers' Association of Great Britain and Ireland in c.1889.

Reference: John French Plumbers in Unity (1965)

Conditions Governing Access


Archivist's Note

The archive has been catalogued to file level. The catalogue is available in paper format in the Centre's searchroom.

An authority file exists for the East London Society of Operative Plumbers (GB 152 AAR1297).

Custodial History

The archive forms part of the Plumbing Trades Union deposit (MSS.134/UO) .


A list of accruals relevant to this deposit can be found at (MSS.134/UO) .