North of England Brass Turners', Fitters' and Finishers' Society

Scope and Content

Rule Book, 1913.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Union was founded in Newcastle upon Tyne in 1834. At the beginning of the century the Union had 621 members. The Union became a member of the Federation of Engineering and Shipbuilding Trades in 1891 and in 1920 it merged with other Unions to form the Amalgamated Engineering Union.

Reference: Arthur Marsh and Victoria Ryan Historical Directory of Trade Unions( England; 1984).

Access Information

This collection is available to researchers by appointment at the Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick. See

Acquisition Information

These papers form part of a large collection" linktype="simple">(MSS.259)that has been deposited in the Modern Records Centre over a number of years. Most of the Records came from the Amalgamated Union of Engineering Workers (Engineering Section). The first deposits were made in 1984 with further deposits made up to 1997.

Other Finding Aids

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Physical Characteristics/Requirements This collection is in good condition.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright/Reproduction 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.


No further deposits are expected.

Related Material

These papers constitute part of a large collection of related papers that have been deposited in the Modern Records Centre over a long period of time. For a full listing of these Trade Unions see" linktype="simple">(MSS.259/UMB).