Reference number
  • LOB
Date
  • 1838-1919
Level
  • Collection
Description
  • Minutes, 1840-1919; contributions and payments ledger, 1838-47.
Extent
  • 1 box
Admin history
  • The Liverpool Humane Society of Tin Plate Workers was established in 1802. It was renamed the Friendly Society of Tin Plate Workers in 1819, the Liverpool Friendly Society of Tin Plate Workers in 1853, the Liverpool Operative Tin Plate Workers' Society in 1876 and the Operative Braziers' and Sheet Metal Workers' Society, Liverpool in 1899. The Society was a founder member of the General Tramping Union of Tin-Plate Workers in 1861. It later affiliated to the National Amalgamated Tin-Plate Workers of Great Britain and in 1920 it amalgamated with other affiliated local societies to form the National Union of Sheet Metal Workers and Braziers.

    Reference: Ted Brake, 'Men of Good Character: A history of the National Union of Sheet Metal Workers, Coppersmiths, Heating and Domestic Engineers' (Lawrence and Wishart: London, 1985).
Appraisal
  • This collection has been weeded for duplicates.
Arrangement
  • The records form part of the archive of Manufacturing, Science, Finance (MSS.101) and within that are a constitutent of the archive of the National Union of Sheet Metal Workers, Coppersmiths, Heating and Domestic Engineers (MSS.101/SM).
Access status
  • Open
Related Material
  • The records of the National Union of Sheet Metal Workers, Coppersmiths, Heating and Domestic Engineers and many of its other predecessors are also held at the Modern Records Centre (MSS.101/SM).
Subject
  • Metal-workers -- Labor unions -- England -- Liverpool