A brief timeline
1861 - Amalgamated Union of Operative Bakers of England was formed.
1914 - changed its name to Amalgamated Union of Operative Bakers, Confectioners and Allied Workers of Great Britain and Ireland.
1925 - changed its name to the Amalgamated Union of Operative Bakers, Confectioners and Allied Workers.
1964 - name shortened to Bakers Union and later expanded to Bakers, Food and Allied Workers Union.
The Bakers, Food and Allied Workers Union still exists today, click here to visit their web site
Bakers' union archives in our collection
Bakers' Union (TU/BAKER)
- Annual reports 1964-1994 (not complete)
- Conference reports 1914-1922, 1974-1995 (not complete)
- Rule books 1931-1967
- Agreements and membership cards
- Records of branches and districts including Liverpool district, Manchester, Bristol and Preston district
Resources about bakers' unions in the Library
Bakers Union, Our history 1849-1977, Bakers union (1977) - Shelfmark: H54
Bakery Worker, Bakers Union journal, 1969-1977 - Shelfmark: AB - Periodicals
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