Papers of the Amalgamated Tin-Plate Workers' Pension Society, London

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Annual report, 1876; rules, 1877.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Amalgamated Tin-Plate Workers' Pension Society, London was formed in 1875 by the amalgamation of the London Co-operative Tin-Plate Workers' Pension Society and the London Operative Tin-Plate Workers' Pension Society. Formal amalgamation does not seem to have taken place until 1877, although the two societies were certainly operating together before that.

Arrangement

The records form part of the archive of Manufacturing, Science, Finance (MSS.101) and within that are a constituent of the archive of the National Union of Sheet Metal Workers, Coppersmiths, Heating and Domestic Engineers (MSS.101/SM).

The Modern Records Centre uses a classification scheme. For further details of the scheme, see http://www.warwick.ac.uk/services/library/mrc/mrcclass.shtml. It is compatible with ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description (2000).

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on access to these papers.

Acquisition Information

This archive was transferred to the Modern Records Centre from the National Museum of Labour History in October 1989 and April 1990.

Other Finding Aids

The archive has been catalogued to file level. A copy of this catalogue is available in paper format in the Centre's searchroom, at the National Register of Archives in London and in Chadwyck-Healey's National Inventory of Documentary Sources. The catalogue is also available in electronic format on the Access to Archives (A2A) website.

An authority file exists for the Amalgamated Tin-Plate Workers' Pension Society, London (GB 152 AAR0705).

Conditions Governing Use

There are no restrictions on the use of this archive, apart from the requirements of copyright law.

Appraisal Information

This collection has been weeded for duplicates.

Accruals

Further deposits are not expected.

Related Material

The records of the National Union of Sheet Metal Workers, Coppersmiths, Heating and Domestic Engineers and many of its other predecessors are also held at the Modern Records Centre (MSS.101/SM). These include the records of the Amalgamated Society of Tin-Plate Workers, London and its successors (MSS.101/SM/LS) and the London Co-operative Tin-Plate Workers' Trade Society and the London Operative Tin-Plate Workers' Pension Society (MSS.101/SM/LOC).