Trade Unions

Sheffield Archives and Local Studies Library holds the records of a number of trades unions, including minutes and accounts, subscription books and newsletters, etc. The dates covered start in the 18th century until present day.

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Location of records

Sheffield Archives and the Local Studies Library.

Ordering documents

Not all archive material is stored onsite and we may require notice of the items you wish to see.  Please contact us to confirm when we can retrieve items for you.

Access to some records may be restricted under the Data Protection Act and may also be subject to exemptions from the Freedom of Information Act. Please contact us for further details.


We can normally supply copies for private study purposes, subject to the usual copyright and access restrictions. 

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Original paper records.