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Rufford Branch minutes, 1926 to 1936 District minutes, 1926 to 1927. Published 1990 by Thoroton Society in Nottingham.
Rufford Branch minutes, 1926 to 1936 District minutes, 1926 to 1927. England, Nottinghamshire.
1990, Produced for the Thoroton Society by Technical Print Services. Libraries near you: WorldCat.
Newbury: Countryside Books. Rufford branch minutes 1926–1936. Nottingham: The Thoroton Society of Nottinghamshire. Griffiths, B. (2007). Pitmatic: The talk of the North East coalfield.
The 1926 general strike in the United Kingdom was a general strike that lasted nine days, from 3 May 1926 to 12 May 1926. It was called by the General Council of the Trades Union Congress (TUC) in an unsuccessful attempt to force the British government to act to prevent wage reduction and worsening conditions for . million locked-out coal miners. Some . million workers went out, especially in transport and heavy industry.
District Minutes 1926 to 1927, Thoroton Society Record Series, Vol. 38 (1990), Rufford MB, 8 July and 30 October . 38 (1990), Rufford MB, 8 July and 30 October 1931. At neighbouring Ollerton colliery adult miners were earning between 10s. and 25s. a shift in April 1932, and working three shifts and drawing three days' unemployment benefit (The Sphere, 23 April 1932). The Rufford branch committee also proposed that all the lodges at the Bolsover Colliery Company collieries should approach management en masse if management failed to stop whittling away at their holidays and the Dole arrangements, ibid. 62 SDAMA MB, 27 November 1933.
The Nottinghamshire Miners' Association was a trade union representing coal miners in Nottinghamshire, in England. A Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Miners' Association was founded in 1863 or 1864, but this became moribund during the 1870s. However, some branches at local mines remained active, including trade unionists such as Samuel Smith, Aaron Stewart and William Hardy.
The Nottinghamshire Miners' Association was a trade union representing . However, some branches at local mines remained active, including trade. In 1881, they constituted a new Nottingham Miners' Federation based on the rules of the old union, and by the start of 1884, membership had risen to more than 2,000; that year, two unsuccessful strikes took place and membership halved.
Miners' Federation of Great Britain. The Miners' Federation of Great Britain (MFGB) was established after a meeting of local mining trade unions in Newport, Wales in 1888. The federation was formed to represent and co-ordinate the affairs of local and regional miners' unions in England, Scotland and Wales whose associations remained largely autonomous. At its peak, the federation represented nearly one million workers. It was reorganised into the National Union of Mineworkers in 1945. In 1926, at the height of the General Strike, General Secretary George Alfred. In 1926, at the height of the General Strike, General Secretary George Alfred Spencer on behalf of the Nottinghamshire Miners Association, negotiated a deal with the local mine owners at the request of miners from the Digby pit near Eastwood, Nottinghamshire in Nottinghamshire.
Amalgamated Engineering Union (AEU), Hillsborough Branch Minutes .
Amalgamated Engineering Union (AEU), Hillsborough Branch Minutes 1958 - 1973, cash book 1968 - 1970, register 1959 - 1965 (Sheffield City Archives: LD2439).