Manchester Brass Founders, Turners, Fitters and Finishers' Association

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Membership register, 1910-12.

Administrative / Biographical History

Formed in 1825, the society merged with nine other bodies to form the Amalgamated Association of Brassfounders, Turners, Fitters, Finishers and Coppersmiths (MSS.259/BF) in 1912.

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 Manchester Brass Founders, Turners, Fitters and Finishers' Association (GB 152 AAR539).

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) .