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TitleNational Union of Railwaymen, Perth
HistoryThe National Union of Railwaymen was formed in 1913 by the amalgamation of the Amalgamated Society of Railway Servants, the United Pointsmen and Signalmen’s Society and the General Railway Workers’ Union. It became part of the National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT) in 1990. Perth was a major railway junction in Scotland up until the 1960s. There were two branches of the NUR in Perth which held joint branch meetings and a women’s guild which covered both branches.
DescriptionPerth No1 Branch minutes, 1929-1947, 1957-1973; Joint branches and women's guild, minutes, 1944-1956; Cash book, 1930-1959; Yard foremen, guards and shunters vigilance committee minutes, 1923-1944; Miscellanea including copies of minutes and notes relating to local department committee meetings (freight train staff) and sectional council meetings, 1924-1964.
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