Amalgamated Society of Farriers

Scope and Content

Annual Reports, 1894-1912.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Amalgamated Farriers Society was established in 1891. It amalgamated with the Midlands' Farriers' Society in September 1898 to become the National Amalgamated Farriers' Society. This later joined with the Permanent Amalgamated Farriers' Protection Society, the Glasgow Journeymen Horseshoers' Union and the City of Liverpool Farriers Society to become the Amalgamated Society of Farriers in 1903. Reference: Annual reports.

Access Information

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

Acquisition Information

These publications were transferred from the University Library (Old ref: 41T).

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Conditions Governing Use

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.


Further deposits are not expected.

Related Material

The Modern Records Centre also holds the papers of the United Kingdom Society of Amalgamated Smiths and Strikers (MSS.259/SM) and early reports of the Permanent Amalgamated Farriers' Protection Society ( MSS.468/PAF).