Reference number
  • POF
  • 1850-1919
  • Collection
  • This collection includes: executive council minutes; resolutions of annual conference and executive; correspondence; periodical and other publications; research records.
  • 31 boxes
Admin history
  • The Federation was founded in 1891 following the collapse of an earlier organisation, the Postmen's Union. In 1919 it was one of the unions which amalgamated to form the Union of Post Office Workers (UPW).
    Reference: Alan Clinton, 'Post Office Workers: a trade union and social history', London, 1984.
Access status
  • Open