Reference number
  • SBG
Date
  • 1906-1981
Level
  • Collection
Description
  • Contents: council minutes and attendance book, 1906-1966; general meeting minutes, 1906-1965; section minutes and attendance book, 1906-1966; report of the council, 1981; financial records, 1906-1965; announcement of acquisition by Woodall-Duckham Group, 1963.
Extent
  • 11 boxes
Admin history
  • The Society of British Gas Industries was formally established in 1906, following the work of the Provisional Committee in the previous year. The Society was a trade association of manufacturers of gas appliances and equipment and of contractors to the gas industry. It aimed to be representative and promote the interests of the entire gas industry in the United Kingdom . It moved its headquarters to Leamington Spa in 1974. The Society worked closely with government departments and regulatory bodies within the gas industry. It was a member of various European bodies and was involved with export missions to countries such as Spain, India and Poland.
Appraisal
  • No destruction has taken place of material in this deposit.
Finding aids
  • An authority record exists for The Society of British Gas Industries (GB 0152 AAR 2089).
Access status
  • Open