Oldham United Core Makers' Friendly Society

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Rulebook, 1872.

Administrative / Biographical History

The society was founded in 1872. It formed part of the federation of coremakers, the United Association of Coremakers. In 1902 it amalgamated with other members of the association to form the Amalgamated Society of Coremakers of Great Britain and Ireland.

Reference: H.J. Fyrth and H. Collins, The foundry workers, a trade union history.Manchester, 1959.

Conditions Governing Access

Open.

Archivist's Note

The records have been listed as part of the Amalgamated Union of Engineering Workers (Foundry Section) archive. An authority file exists for the Oldham United Core Makers' Friendly Society (GB 152 AAR589).

Custodial History

The archive has been deposited in the Centre on indefinite loan by the Amalgamated Union of Engineering Workers (Foundry Section). The first deposit consisted of fifty shelf feet of records collected from the AUEW office in Manchester by Janet Druker on 24th April 1974. Accruals and related deposits are listed under the entry for the Amalgamated Union of Engineering Workers (Foundry Section) (MSS.41/AUEF) .