Huddersfield Labour Party records

Scope and Content

Comprises: Huddersfield Labour Party Executive Committee Minutes, 1918-1952, 1969-1988; Huddersfield and Kirkburton Central Labour Party Executive Committee Minutes, 1952-1969; Huddersfield Labour Party Women's Section Minutes, 1926-1983; Huddersfield and District Council for Civil Liberties Minutes, 1916-1919; 'Huddersfield Citizen' Board of Control Minutes, 1926-1941; Huddersfield Labour Party League of Youth Minutes, 1933-1950; Huddersfield Young Socialists Minutes, 1961-1965, correspondence, 1970s; Miscellaneous Minutes 1926-1987; Huddersfield East Constituency Minutes, 1952-1982; Huddersfield West Constituency Minutes, 1948-1973; Almondbury Ward Minutes, 1951-1965; Birkby Ward Minutes, 1953-1968; Deighton Ward Minutes, 1963-1974; Denby Dale UDC Labour Minutes, 1972-1975; Fartown Ward Minutes, 1925-1955; Holmfirth UDC Labour Minutes 1954-1972; Kirkburton UDC Labour Minutes, 1953-1959, Receipts, 1974; Lindley Socialist Society Minutes, 1907-1911, 1920-1934; Lockwood Socialist Institute Minutes, 1906-1939, Accounts, 1924-1939, Membership, 1924-1938; Oakes and Lindley Ward Minutes, 1905-1907; Paddock Ward Minutes, 1957-1966; Shelley Labour Party Minutes, 1964-1978; Shepley Labour Party Minutes, 1938-1947; Skelmanthorpe Labour Party Minutes, 1927-1974; Kirklees Metropolitan Council Labour Group Minutes, 1983-1990; General Election addresses, expenses, Committee minutes etc., 1910-1979; Local elections, Board of Guardians, County Councils etc., 1903-1970s; Annual Reports, 1923-1974, 1980-1992; Financial records, 1921-1989; Correspondence with the National Labour Party 1930s-1990s; Trades Union Congress pamphlet about the 1926 General Strike; Trade Union files, including National Union of Public Employees (NUPE), National Union of Mineworkers (NUM), 1966-1987; Huddersfield United Nations Association correspondence, 1962-1968; Anti Apartheid Movement correspondence, 1985-1988; Militant Tendency, 1986-1987; Campaign for Women correspondence, 1987; Press cuttings, pamphlets and leaflets; Left Book Club books, 1888-1991; Photographs

Administrative / Biographical History

The rise and development of Huddersfield Labour Party marked the demise of the Liberal tradition in the Huddersfield area.

Access Information

Available to all researchers, by appointment


In English

Other Finding Aids

A handlist of the Huddersfield Labour Party records is available