Reference number
  • ESB
Date
  • 1918
Level
  • Collection
Description
  • Rule Book, 1918
Extent
  • 1 item
Admin history
  • The Union was founded in 1857 and was formerly known as the Edinburgh and Leith Association of Brass Founders. The Union had 650 members by the early 20th century and was a founding member of the Federation of Engineering and Shipbuilding Trades. The Union merged with the Amalgamated Society of Engineers in 1920.

    Reference: Arthur Marsh and Victoria Ryan Historical Directory of Trade Unions( England, 1984).
Appraisal
  • 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-Healey's National Inventory of Documentary Sources.

    Authority files exist for the East of Scotland Brass Founders Society (GB 0152 AAR3005); Edinburgh and Leith Association of Brass Founders (GB 0152 AAR0538); the Federation of Engineering and Shipbuilding Trades (GB 0152 AAR1377) and the Amalgamated Society of Engineers (GB 0152 AAR0550).
Access Conditions
  • There are no restrictions on access to these papers.
Access status
  • Open
Related Material
  • These papers constitute part of a large collection of related papers that have been deposited in the Modern Records Centre over a long period of time.
Subject
  • Metal working industries-- Great Britain
  • Foundry workers -- Labor unions -- Great Britain
  • Brass founders -- Great Britain -- Scotland