Forward Trust Staff Association

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Circulars, newsletters, reports, 1964-74; handbook & constitution.

Administrative / Biographical History

Founded in 1964, the Forward Trust Staff Association was the officially recognised negotiating body for the staff of the Forward Trust Ltd. (a national finance house within the Midland Bank Group). In 1974 it transferred engagements to the Association of Scientific, Technical and Managerial Staffs and became a section of that union.

Conditions Governing Access

First deposit open; second deposit closed until 1st January 2001.

Archivist's Note

The archive has been catalogued to fonds level only. This description is available on-line and in the Centre's searchroom. An authority file exists for the Forward Trust Staff Association (GB 152 AAR1371).

Custodial History

The archive was given to the Centre in May and June 1975. Details of the initial gift and its subsequent accrual are listed below.


  • 13th May 1975 : 3 files of newsletters and other circulated documents [gift];
  • 15th June 1975 : 1 box [gift].