This is the contents page for Trade Union Ancestors, listing all other pages on the site.
Trade unions A to Z
Trade union histories
Amalgamated Association of Tramway and Vehicle Workers (and United Vehicle Workers)
Amalgamated Society of Cricket Ball Makers (and the Teston Independent Society of Cricket Ball Makers)
Amalgamated Society of Railway Servants (later the National Union of Railwaymen
Amalgamated Society of Woodworkers (and Amalgamated Society of Carpenters and Joiners)
Association of Correctors of the Press (also the London Association of Correctors of the Press)
Association of Professional Executive, Clerical and Computer Staffs (APEX) (and the National Clerks Union, National Union of Clerks and Allied Workers)
Friendly Society of Operative Stonemasons of England, Ireland and Wales (and some smaller stonemasons’ unions)
General Federation of Trade Unions. External link
GMB (and National Union of Gas Workers and General Labourers)
National Association of Local Government Officers (NALGO – later the National and Local Government Officers Association)
National Union of Boot and Shoe Operatives (formerly the National Union of Boot and Shoe Rivetters and Finishers)
National Union of Mineworkers. External link
Trades Union Congress. External link
Transport Salaried Staffs Association. External link
Union of Shop Distributive and Allied Workers. External link
Unite (with further information about Amicus, the TGWU, AEEU, MSF and GPMU). External link
United Operative Masons Association of Scotland (and some smaller Scottish stonemasons’ unions).
Trade union family trees
Incorporating trade unions for engineers and electricians, bank and finance company employees, scientists, print workers and tobacco workers.
Communication Workers Union
Incorporating unions for postmen and women, postal clerks and sorting office staff, and telephone engineers.
Incorporating trade unions for local government employees, boilermakers, shipbuilders, professional footballers, furniture makers and clothing workers.
Formerly NUMAST – the National Union of Marine, Aviation and Shipping Transport Officers. External link
Public and Commercial Services Union
Incorporating numerous civil service trade unions.
Rail, Maritime and Transport Union
Incorporating the National Union of Railwaymen, Amalgamated Society of Railway Servants and National Union of Seamen.
Family trees for the National Union of Teachers, National Association of Schoolmasters Union of Women Teachers, Association of Teachers and Lecturers, University and College Union.
Transport and General Workers Union
Incorporating trade unions for dockers, coach makers, agricultural workers, Thames watermen, nail makers, chemical workers and bus drivers.
Union of Construction, Allied Trades and Technicians
Incorporating trade unions for building workers, carpenters, joiners and cabinet makers. View
Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers
Incorporating trade unions for shop workers, co-op movement employees, and distribution workers.
Incorporating trade unions for nurses and other health service staff, local government workers and employees in the former public utilities.
Trade union lives
Robert Applegarth – Carpenters’ union leader
Will Crooks – Dockers’ leader and Labour MP
John Gast – Shipwrights’ leader and radical
P C Hoffman – Shopworkers’ organiser and Labour MP
Anne Loughlin – First woman president of the TUC
Mary Macarthur – Women’s union leader
Beatrice Webb – Trade union historian
Great London dock strike, 1889
Facts and Figures
Trade union timeline
Key events from 1800-2066
Data showing trade union membership and the level of industrial action each year since the 1890s.
A guide to sources and how to find out more about your trade union ancestors, with lots of links to useful web pages and more.
About Trade Union Ancestors
How is the site put together, what can it do – and what can’t it do.
Family History Detective: Trade Union Records – PDF
Printed in Your Family Tree issue 33, January 2006 (c) Future Publishing Ltd 2005 www.yourfamilytreemag.co.uk .