Reference number
  • BTD
  • 1905-1912
  • Collection
  • Half-yearly Report and Balance Sheet of the Executive Accounts. November 1905-May 1906.
  • 1 volume
Admin history
  • The Amalgamated Association of Beamers, Twisters and Drawers claims to have been formed in July 1866, the formation date of the Blackburn branch, and reconstituted in December 1889. The Board of Trade dates it from 1890. Hand and machine were added to the name in 1916.

    Reference: Arthur Marsh, Victoria Ryan and John B. Smethurst, 'Historical directory of trade unions', Volume 4. Aldershot: Scolar Press, 1994.
  • This collection has been weeded for duplicates.
Finding aids
  • A copy of this catalogue is available at the National Register of Archives in London and in Chadwyck-Healeys National Inventory of Documentary Sources. An authority record exists for the Amalgamated Association of Beamers, Twisters and Drawers (GB 0152 AAR2356).
Access status
  • Open
Related Material
  • Further papers and branch records are located at Lancashire Record Office. Other papers relating to the cotton textile industry are located in the Modern Records Centre in the papers of the Transport and General Workers Union (MSS.126/TG). See also MSS.467, MSS.474, MSS.475 and MSS.477.
  • Textile workers. Labor unions. Great Britain