Reference number
  • LPC
  • c.1846-1935
  • Collection
  • This collection contains: rules, [1914]; executive committee minutes, 1911-1916; quarterly report, 1918; superannuation fund accounts, 1916-1919; register of mortgages, 1902-1935; members' entrance books c.1846-1919; nomination register for death benefit, 1878-1916.
  • 1 box
Admin history
  • The London Coachmakers' Friendly Society was founded in 1842 or 1843. It was later renamed the London Coachmakers' Trade Union and the London Coach Body and Carriage Makers' Trade Union and became the London and Provincial Coachmakers' Trade Union in 1908. It was one of the four unions that amalgamated to form the National Union of Vehicle Builders in 1919.
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  • Prior written permission to consult almost all unpublished records in this archive is required.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
  • See also MSS.126/VB (National Union of Vehicle Builders)