Saturday 17th August 1.30pm
Helen Ford: Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Sailor
Helen Ford, Archive Manager at the Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick, will give this talk on the subject of family history and trade unions. Helen will provide an introduction to the Modern Records Centre and an overview of the wide range of occupations and trade union collections held there. Using several examples of different trade unions archives Helen will provide details of the specific types of membership records and the information they often contain, including marital status, employer, sickness and unemployment payments, retirement and cause of death.
At Turnfurlong Junior School, Turnfurlong Lane, Aylesbury, Bucks., HP21 7PL. See Central Branch for details & charges.