Archive centreWhitehaven
ReferenceYDSO 12
TitleNational Union of Boot and Shoe Operatives, Cockermouth Branch
DescriptionThese are mostly the records of Mr. L.H. Blackwood as Secretary of the Union's Cockermouth Branch, and relate to the workforce of Millers (Great Yarmouth) Ltd., Shoe and Slipper Manufacturers, at Derwent Mills, Cockermouth, also at Egremont and Bradford, and to the Inspection and Warehouse Depts. at Bradford. They contain much vivid detail of working conditions, often in the words of the workforce itself. 1 - 21 Contributions ledgers 1956 - 61 22 - 64 Branch reps' collection books 1956 - 66 65 - 94 Branch Secretary's files and papers 1950 - 69 95 - 100 His spare-time activities: 95 Royal Antediluvian Order of Buffaloes 1962 - 64 96 - 100 1st Cockermouth Boy Scouts Group Committee (as Treasurer) 1962 - 67
Date1956-1969
LanguageEnglish
Extent100
ContextThe Union was founded in 1873.
Catalogue levelFonds
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