Reference number
  • FTO
  • 1947-1971
  • Collection
  • This collection includes: rules; general executive council minutes; annual reports, 1947-70; conference reports; agreements; journals/bulletins, 1948-71; file re Woodcutting Machinists amalgamation, 1971.
  • 3 boxes
Admin history
  • The National Union of Furniture Trade Operatives was formed in 1947 by the amalgamation of the Amalgamated Union of Upholsterers and the National Amalgamated Furnishing Trades' Association. In 1971 it merged with the Amalgamated Society of Woodcutting Machinists to form the Furniture, Timber and Allied Trades Union.
    Reference: H. Reid The furniture makers, a history of trade unionism in the furniture trade, 1865-1972. Oxford, 1986.
Access status
  • Open