Oldham United Core Makers' Friendly Society

Scope and Content

Rules and regulations, 1872.

Administrative / Biographical History

The society was founded in 1872. It formed part of the federation of coremakers, the United Association of Coremakers. In 1902 it amalgamated with other members of the association to form the Amalgamated Society of Coremakers of Great Britain and Ireland.

Reference: H.J. Fyrth and H. Collins, The foundry workers, a trade union history (Manchester, 1959).

Access Information

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/

Other Finding Aids

Custodial History

The archive has been deposited in the Centre on indefinite loan by the Amalgamated Union of Engineering Workers (Foundry Section). The first deposit consisted of fifty shelf feet of records collected from the AUEW office in Manchester by Janet Druker on 24th April 1974.