Minutes, 1840-1919; contributions and payments ledger, 1838-47.
Operative Braziers' and Sheet Metal Workers' Society, Liverpool
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 152 LOB
- Dates of Creation1838-1919
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 box
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The Liverpool Humane Society of Tin Plate Workers was established in 1802. It was renamed the Friendly Society of Tin Plate Workers in 1819, the Liverpool Friendly Society of Tin Plate Workers in 1853, the Liverpool Operative Tin Plate Workers' Society in 1876 and the Operative Braziers' and Sheet Metal Workers' Society, Liverpool in 1899. The Society was a founder member of the General Tramping Union of Tin-Plate Workers in 1861. It later affiliated to the National Amalgamated Tin-Plate Workers of Great Britain and in 1920 it amalgamated with other affiliated local societies to form the National Union of Sheet Metal Workers and Braziers.
Reference: Ted Brake, 'Men of Good Character: A history of the National Union of Sheet Metal Workers, Coppersmiths, Heating and Domestic Engineers' (Lawrence and Wishart: London, 1985).
The records form part of the archive of Manufacturing, Science, Finance (MSS.101) and within that are a constitutent of the archive of the National Union of Sheet Metal Workers, Coppersmiths, Heating and Domestic Engineers (MSS.101/SM).
This collection is available to researchers by appointment at the Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick. See http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/services/library/mrc/using/
This archive was transferred to the Modern Records Centre from the National Museum of Labour History in October 1989 and April 1990.
Other Finding Aids
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Conditions Governing Use
There are no restrictions on the use of this archive, apart from the requirements of copyright law.
This collection has been weeded for duplicates.
Further deposits are not expected.