Associated Society of Locomotive Engineers and Firemen

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Minute books, accounts and other papers of over 97 branches.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Associated Society of Locomotive Engineers and Firemen was formed in 1880. It has consistently refused to merge with the National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers or its predecessor the National Union of Railwaymen.

Reference: Arthur Marsh and Victoria Ryan, Historical directory of trade unions. Volume 3. Aldershot : Gower, 1987.

Conditions Governing Access

Access : open

Archivist's Note

A finding aid for the branch records is available in paper format. The records have been arranged alphabetically by branch name. The rest of the archive remains uncatalogued below the fonds level. An authority file exists for this corporate body (GB 152 AAR1036).

Conditions Governing Use

No restrictions on use.

Custodial History

These branch records were held in the ASLEF General Office. They were deposited in the Centre by ASLEF on 10 September 1997.