Amalgamated Society of Metal Planers, Shapers, Slotters, Horizontal Borers and Milling Machine Workers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Branch membership records, c. 1893.

Administrative / Biographical History

Formed in 1867 the society joined the Amalgamated Society of Engineers in 1894.

Reference: J.B. Jeffreys, The story of the engineers.London, 1945 (repr. 1970).

Conditions Governing Access

Access : Open.

Archivist's Note

The records have been listed as part of the Amalgamated Engineering and Electrical Union archive. An authority file exists for the Amalgamated Society of Metal Planers, Shapers, Slotters, Horizontal Borers and Milling Machine Workers (GB 152 AAR548).

Custodial History

The archive has been deposited in the Centre on indefinite loan by the Amalgamated Union of Engineering Workers. The first deposit consisted of fifteen boxes of early minutes collected by Richard Storey on 1st November 1984. Accruals are listed under the entry for the Amalgamated Engineering and Electrical Union (MSS.259).