Records of the Nottingham and District Hosiery Finishers Association, 1874-1956

Scope and Content

The records consist solely of minutes from the Association (1931-60) and related bodies, including Basford and District associations (1874-1927).

Administrative / Biographical History

The early development of the Association cannot be traced, but it is known that it amalgamated with the National Union of Hosiery and Knitwear Workers in 1969. At this time it had a membership of 3,200 and was one of the largest local societies representing hosiery workers.


The records are divided according to organisation and arranged chronologically within each section.

Conditions Governing Access

ACCESS: Accessible to all registered readers

REPROGRAPHIC: Photocopies and photographic copies can be supplied for educational use and private study purposes only, depending on the condition of the documents.

Other Finding Aids

NOTE: Copyright on all Finding Aids belongs to the University of Nottingham.

  • In the Reading Room, University of Nottingham Library: Typescript Catalogue, 2 pp
  • At the National Register of Archives, London: Typescript Catalogue, 2 pp

Conditions Governing Use

COPYRIGHT: Identification of copyright holders of unpublished material is often difficult. Permission to make any published use of any material from the collection must be sought in advance in writing from the Keeper of the Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections (email ). The Department will try to assist in identifying copyright owners but the responsibility for copyright clearance before publication ultimately rests with the reader.

LANGUAGE: English.

Custodial History

The records were given to Nottingham University Library by the Secretary of the Association in 1957.

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