Reference number
  • PIA
  • 1895-1959
  • Collection
  • Minutes, 1895-1924; conference proceedings, 1951-59; Postal Inspector, 1952-59.
  • 2 boxes
Admin history
  • The Postal Inspectors' Association was established in 1895 and primarily represented members of the inspectorate and head postmen in outer London and the provinces. In July 1959 it amalgamated with the Association of Post Office Controlling Officers.

    Reference: Arthur Marshall and Victoria Ryan, Historical Directory of Trade Unions. Volume 1 (Gower: Farnborough, 1980).
  • This collection has been weeded for duplicates.
Finding aids
  • Only the minutes of the South midland group have currently been catalogued.

    Authority records exist for the Postal Inspectors' Association (GB 0152 AAR1116) and the Association of Post Office Controlling Officers (GB 0152 AAR1113).
Access status
  • Open
Related Material
  • Constituent and related archives in the Centre include the papers of the Post Office Controlling Officers' Association and its predecessors (MSS.225/COA), the Postmasters' Association (MSS.225/PMA)
  • Postal service -- Employees -- Labor unions -- Great Britain