Reference number
  • GBY
  • 1857-1940
  • Collection
  • This collection includes: rulebooks, 1857 & 1939; council minutes, 1869-1878; quarterly reports, 1871-1908; membership registers, 1917-1940.
  • 5 boxes
Admin history
  • The Glass Bottle Makers of Yorkshire United Trade Protection Society (also called the Glass Bottle Makers United Trade Protection Society of Yorkshire) may date as far back as 1827. It was renamed the National Glassworkers' Trade Protection Association in 1920 and amalgamated with the Transport and General Workers' Union in 1940.
Access Conditions
  • Prior written permission to consult almost all unpublished records in this archive is required. Researchers should apply to Mr Jim Mowatt, Director of Education at the successor union UNITE, Transport House, 128 Theobald's Road, Holborn, London WC1X 8TD, or by e-mail care of Joan Francis ( Publications may be consulted without permission.
Access status
  • Open
Related Material
  • National Flint Glass Makers' Friendly Society of Great Britain and Ireland; National Glass Bottle Makers' Society of Great Britain and Ireland; North of England Glass Bottle Makers' Society