Reference number
  • PTN
  • 1947-1979
  • Collection
  • Rover shop stewards minutes, 1950-75; British Leyland joint management committees minutes, 1976-9; Amalgamated Engineering Union, Birmingham East district, divisional, and local minutes, 1947, 1964-76; British Leyland Motor Corporation Combined Trade Union Committee various minutes, 1968-79; subject files.
  • 19 boxes
Admin history
  • Peter Nicholas was born at Worcester in 1914. At the age of fourteen, he began work at the Star Motor Company and gained skills as a universal grinder. In 1943, he became a member of the Amalgamated Engineering Union and, five years later, he became an employee of the Rover company. In the same year, 1948, he secured election both as a shop steward and as an AEU convenor and became Secretary of the Joint Shop Stewards' Committee.
Access status
  • Open