Minute book of the Yorkshire Lubricating Oils and Grease Trades' Association

Scope and Content

The minute book covers the period 1942 to 1958

Administrative / Biographical History

The inauguration meeting of the Yorkshire Lubricating Oil and Grease Trades' Association was held at the Hotel Metropole, Leeds, on 16 May 1923. The original objects of the association were to negotiate with the railway companies over charges for the transport of oil; to safeguard the trade against trusts or combines who would sell directly to consumers; the mutual protection of members against selling at or below cost; representation of the Yorkshire trade in relation to issues of national interest through membership of the National Federation; and to establish bona fides for oil traders

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

Deposited by Leeds Chamber of Commerce, May 1978


In English