Reference number
  • TPW
Date
  • 1841-1921
Level
  • Collection
Description
  • Annual reports, 1841-1921.
Extent
  • 2 boxes
Admin history
  • The United Tin-Plate Workers' Protective Society of Scotland, Western District, was established in 1833. In 1841 it became the United Tin-Plate Workers' Sick and Protecting Society of Scotland, Western District, in 1847 the United Tin-Plate Workers' Sick and Protecting Society of Scotland, in 1854 the United Tin-Plate Sick and Protecting Society of Glasgow, in 1862 the United Tin-Plate Workers' Friendly and Protective Society of Glasgow, in 1871 the United Tin-Plate Workers' Friendly and Protective Society of Glasgow and West of Scotland, in 1891 the Scottish Tin-Plate and Sheet Metal Workers' Friendly and Protective Society, in 1911 the Scottish Tinplate, Braziers and Sheet-Metal Workers' Friendly and Protective Society and in 1916 the Scottish Sheet-Metal Workers and Braziers' Friendly and Protective Society. In 1920, it amalgamated with the other affiliated societies of the National Amalgamated Sheet Metal Workers and Braziers (to whose predecessor the Scottish Tin Plate and Sheet Metal Workers' Friendly and Protective Society had affiliated in 1907) to form the National Union of Sheet Metal Workers and Braziers, becoming its Glasgow branch.

    Reference: Ted Brake, Men of Good Character: A history of the National Union of Sheet Metal Workers, Coppersmiths, Heating and Domestic Engineers (Lawrence and Wishart: London, 1985).
Appraisal
  • This collection has been weeded for duplicates.
Arrangement
  • The records form part of the archive of Manufacturing, Science, Finance (MSS.101) and within that are a constitutent of the archive of the National Union of Sheet Metal Workers, Coppersmiths, Heating and Domestic Engineers (MSS.101/SM).
Access status
  • Open
Related Material
  • The Modern Records Centre also holds the archives of the National Union of Sheet Metal Workers and Braziers and its successors (MSS.101/SM/NU, MSS.101/SM/NAS and MSS.411/SM) and of the National Amalgamated Sheet Metal Workers and Braziers and its predecessors (MSS.101/SM/NAS, MSS.101/SM/NAT and MSS.411/NA).
Subject
  • Metal-workers -- Labor unions -- Scotland