Letters from Germany as member of commission of enquiry of Gainsborough workmen, sponsored by C.A. Moreing, 1905.
George Proctor Papers
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 152 MSS.216
- Dates of Creation1905-1923
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description[ not recorded ]
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
George Proctor (1856-1920) was born in Newcastle, but moved to Gainsborough in Lincolnshire shortly after his marriage. He worked at Marshall Sons and Co as a brass finisher, and in 1905 was one of six men chosen to be on a Commission of Enquiry of English Workmen, sent to investigate social conditions amongst industrial workers in Germany. The Commission was financed by the Unionist candidate for Gainborough in the 1906 General Election, C.A. Moreing.
Reference: Finding aid for MSS.216.
Conditions Governing Access
An authority file exists for George Proctor (GB 152 AAR0972).
The collection was deposited with the Centre in 1980 by George Proctor's grand-daughter, Miss A. Button.