Reference number
  • AMB
Date
  • 1962-1982
Level
  • Collection
Description
  • Rules, monthly and annual reports, 1962-1982; register of branches,1963-1969; membership transfers, 1971-1973;
Extent
  • 6 boxes
Admin history
  • The United Society of Boilermakers, Blacksmiths, Shipbuilders and Structural Workers was formed with effect from 1 October 1962 by the amalgamation of the United Society of Boilermakers, Shipbuilders and Structural Workers with the Associated Blacksmiths', Forge and Smithy Workers' Society. From 1 October 1963 it became the Amalgmated Society of Boilermakers, Shipwrights, Blacksmiths and Structural Workers when the Shipconstructors' and Shipwrights' Association joined the amalgamation. The ASBSBSW amalgamated in 1982 with the National Union of General and Municipal Workers to form the General, Municipal, Boilermakers and Allied Trades Union.

    Reference: reports of the United Society of Boilermakers, Blacksmiths, Shipbuilders and Structural Workers, 1963-1964 (MSS.192/BM/4/1/85a-86).
Access status
  • Open
Related Material
  • The Centre holds records of the United Society of Boilermakers, Shipbuilders and Structural Workers and other predecessors of the GMB, as well as some records of the GMB itself.