Chelmsford TUC

History

A Selection of Trade Union Histories

  • A Century of Service - Illustrated History of NUPE 1889-1993, B. Fryer and S. Williams (1993).
  • A History of the Association of Engineering and Shipbuilding Draughtsmen, J.E. Mortimer, (1960).
  • A History of the Potters’ Union - The Ceramic and Allied Trades Union, F. Burchill and R. Ross, (1977).
  • A Union of Many Trades - History of USDAW, Sir. W. Richardson, (1979).
  • A Union to Build - The Story of the Union of Construction, Allied Trades and Technicians, L. Wood, (1979).

The Tolpuddle Martyrs

  • All for One - Campaigns and Pioneers in the making of the Confederation of Health Service Employees, M. Carpenter, (1980).
  • Amalgamated Society of Railway Servants, Souvenir History, G. Alcock, (1910).
  • Amalgamated Weavers’ Association, E. Hopwood, (1969).
  • An Authentic History of Railway Trade Unionism, (National Association of General Railway Clerks and the Amalgamated Society of Railway Servants) C. Bassett Vincent, (1902).
  • Bakers’ Union - Our History 1849-1977, (1977).
  • Driven By Ideals - A History of ASLEF R. Griffiths (2005).
  • Engines and Men, J.R. Raynes, Associated Society of Locomotive Enginemen and Firemen, (1921).
  • Fetch the Engine - Fire Brigades Union. F.H. Radford, (1951).
  • Fifty Years of Railway Trade Unionism, Associated Society of Railway Servants/ National Union of Railwaymen, G. Alcock, (1922).
  • For the Good of the Game - The Official History of the Professional Footballers’ Association, J. Harding, (1991).
  • Forged in Fire - The History of the Fire Brigades Union, V. Bailey, (1992).
  • From Humble Petition to Militant Action - A History of the Civil and Public Services Association, (1980).
  • General Union: A Study of the National Union of General and Municipal Workers, (1954).
  • "Gentlemen, the Press!" History of the National Union of Journalists, F.J. Mansfield (1943).
  • History of the Miners’ Federation of Great Britain The Miners Volume 1 (1949); The Miners: Years of Struggle Volume 2 (1953); The Miners: The Miners in Crisis and War Volume 3 (1961); The Miners: One Union One Industry, Volume 4 (1979).R.P. Arnot.
  • History of the National Union of Sheet Metal Workers and Braziers, A.T. Kidd, (1949).
  • History of the South Wales Miners’ Federation, N. Edwards, (1938).
  • Key Profession, Harold Perkins, Association of University Teachers, (1969).
  • Light and Liberty - The History of the Electrical, Electronic, Telecommunications and Plumbing Union, J. Lloyd (1990).
  • Men of Good Character - History of the National Union of Sheet Metal Workers, Coppersmiths, and Heating and Domestic Engineers, T. Drake (1985).
  • Men of Steel - The Iron and Steel Confederation, A. Pugh, (1951).
  • NATSOPA 75 years National Society of the Operative Printers and Assistants 1889-1964, J. Moran (1964).
  • Northumberland Miners’ History 1919-1939, J. Davison, (1973).
  • Our Society - History of the Amalgamated Society of Woodworkers, S. Higenbottam, (1939).
  • Path To Maturity NALGO 1965-1980, G. Newman, (1982).
  • Plumbers in Unity - A History of the Plumbers’ Trade Union 1865-1965, J. French, (1965).
  • Post Office Workers, A. Clinton, (1984).
  • Seed Time and Harvest - A National Centenary 1872-1972, National Union of the Agricultural and Allied Workers, R. Groves, (1972).
  • Serving the Public - Building the Union, The History of NUPE, B. Dix and S. Williams, (1987).
  • Sharpen the Sickle, The History of the Farmworkers’ Union, R. Groves, (1981).
  • Shield and Sword - A History of the NALGO Norfolk County Branch 1920-1980, S. and B. Smith.
  • Single or Return - The History of the Transport Salaried Staffs’ Association, M. Wallace, (1997).
  • Skilled At All Trades - The History of the Farmworkers’ Union 1947-1984, B. Wynn, (1993).
  • South Wales Miners - Glowyr de Cymru Vol. 1 and Vol. 2. R.P. Arnot.
  • The Actor’s Right to Act, EQUITY, J. Mcleod, (1981).
  • The Barefoot Aristocrats - Amalgamated Association of Operative Cotton Spinners, A. Fowler and T. Wyke, (1987).
  • The Blacksmith’s History, A. Tuckett, (1974).
  • The Builders’ History, National Federation of Building Trade Operatives, Raymond Postgate, (1923).
  • The Carpet Weavers of Kidderminster - The Power Loom Carpet Weavers and Textile Workers’ Union, A. Marsh, (1995).
  • The Clerks - A History of the Association of Professional, Executive, Clerical and Computer Staff 1890-1989, A. Marsh and V. Ryan, (1997).
  • The Crisis Years, S. Stuttard, (Association of University Lecturers).
  • The Derbyshire Miners, J.E. Williams, (1962).
  • The Dockers’ Union - National Union of Dock Labourers 1889-1922, E. Taplin, (1985).
  • The Durham Miners 1919-1960, W.R. Garside, (1971).
  • The Foundry Workers, Amalgamated Union of Foundry Workers, H. Fyrth and H. Collins, (1959).
  • The Furniture Makers - History of Trade Unionism in the Furniture Trade 1868-1972, Hew Reid.(1986).
  • The History and Progress of the Amalgamated Society of Lithographers Printers and Auxiliaries of Great Britain and Ireland 1880-1930.
  • The History of the Boilermakers’ Society, Volume 1 1834-1906, (1973) Volume 2 1906-1939 (1982), Volume 3 1940-1989 (1994), J.E. Mortimer.
  • The History of the National Graphical Association Prof. John Gennard.
  • The History of the Society of Graphical and Allied Trades Prof. John Gennard and Peter Bain.
  • The History of the TUC 1868-1968 A Pictorial Survey of A Social Revolution, (1968).
  • The Lancashire Miners 1775-1874, A.B. Campbell, (1979).
  • The Lancashire and Cheshire Miners, R. Challiner, (1972).
  • The Lighted Flame - Associated Society of Locomotive Engineers and Firemen 1880-1948, N. McKillop, (1950).
  • The London Society of Compositors - A Centenary History, E. Howe and H. Waite, (1948).
  • The Making of the TGWU, K. Coates and T. Thopham Vol.1 Parts 1 & 2 (1991).
  • The Miners of Nottinghamshire 1914-1944, A.R. Griffin, (1962).
  • The Miners of South Wales, E.W. Evans, (1961).
  • The National Union of Printing Bookbinding and Paper Workers, C.J. Bundock, (1959).
  • The NUJ - A Jubilee History of the National Union of Journalists, C.J. Bundock, (1957).
  • The Needle is Threaded - The National Union of Tailors and Garment Workers, M. Stewart and L. Hunter, (1964).
  • The Post Office Engineering Union 1870-1970, F. Bealey (1976).
  • The Railwaymen - The History of the National Union of Railwaymen Vol. 1 Dr. P. S. Bagwell, (1963).
  • The Railwaymen Vol. 2 Dr. P. S. Bagwell, (1982).
  • The Scottish Carter - The History of the Scottish Horse and Motormen’s Association 1898-1964, A. Tuckett, (1967).
  • The Scottish Miners, R.P. Arnot, (1955).
  • The Scottish Trades Union Congress 1897-1977, A. Tuckett.
  • The Seamen 1887-1987 - History of the National Union of Seamen, A. Marsh and V. Ryan, (1989).
  • The Shipwrights, D. Dougan, (1975).
  • The Story of the Engineers 1800-1945, J.B. Jefferys, (1946).
  • 1811-1961: 150 Years of Progress, Amalgamated Engineering Union, (1961).
  • The Story of the ETU, (1952).
  • The Story of the Transport & General Workers’ Union, (1975).
  • The Teachers’ Union - National Union of Teachers 1950-1966, W. Roy, (1968).
  • The Typographical Association 1849-1899, H. Slater.
  • The Typographical Association - Origins and History up to 1949, A.E. Musson, (1954).
  • The Union of Post Office Workers, M. Moran, (1974).
  • The United Society of Boilermakers, D.C. Cummings, (1905).
  • The Woodworkers, 1860-1960, Amalgamated Society of Carpenters and Joiners, T.J. Connelly.
  • The Workers’ Union, R. Hyman, (1971).
  • They Still go Marching On - A celebration of the Confederation of Health Service Employees first 75 years, M. Carpenter, (1985).
  • White Collar Union - 60 Years of NALGO, 1905-1965, A. Spoor, (1967).
  • Working for Health - The History of the Confederation of Health Service Employees, M. Carpenter, (1988).

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