Reference number
  • WLT
  • 1926 - 1966
  • Collection
  • Rules, annual reports 1962, 1966; agreements and misc. papers.
  • 1 box (10 items)
Admin history
  • In 1927, the watermen and lightermen who had been members of the National Amalgamated Society of Stevedores, Lightermen, Watermen and Dockers broke away to form the Watermen, Lightermen, Tugmen and Bargemen's Union. In 1971 the Union transferred its engagements to the Transport and General Workers' Union.
Access Conditions
  • Prior written permission to consult unpublished records in this archive is required. Researchers should apply to Mr Jim Mowatt, Director of Education at the successor union UNITE, Transport House, 128 Theobald's Road, Holborn, London WC1X 8TD, or by e-mail care of Joan Francis ( Publications may be consulted without permission.
Access status
  • Open
Related Material
  • See also MSS.126/TG (Transport and General Workers' Union) and MSS.360 (National Amalgamated Society of Stevedores, Lightermen, Watermen and Dockers).
  • Transport