Reference number
  • SOL
  • 1889-1905
  • Collection
  • Rules, 1889; reports and statement of accounts of the Amalgamated Society of Operative Lacemakers, 1900-1905.
  • 1 box (2 items)
Admin history
  • The Amalgamated Society of Operative Lace Makers was formed in 1874 as an amalgamation of the Curtain Lace Trade Society, the Levers Lace Trade Society and the Plain Net Trade Society. It amalgamated with the Auxiliary Society of Male Lace Workers and the Female Lace Workers Society to form the Amalgamated Society of Operative Lace Makers and Auxiliary Workers in June 1933. Reference: Quarterly and half-yearly reports from collection; Arthur Marsh, Victoria Ryan and John B. Smethurst, Historical Directory of Trade Unions (Volume 4. Aldershot : Scolar Press, 1994.).
  • This collection has been weeded for duplicates.
Finding aids
  • A copy of this catalogue is available at the National Register of Archives in London and in Chadwyck-Healey's National Inventory of Documentary Sources. An authority record exists for the Amalgamated Society of Operative Lace Makers (GB 0152 AAR2370).
Access status
  • Open
Related Material
  • Branch records for Nottingham, Loughborough, Long Eaton, Ilkeston and Beeston, are held at Nottingham University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections.
  • Lace makers -- Great Britain