Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Sailor  
Saturday 17 August 2019, 13:30 - 16:00

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.

Saturday 17th August 1.30pm

At Turnfurlong Junior School, Turnfurlong Lane, Aylesbury, Bucks., HP21 7PL. See Central Branch for details & charges.

Location Turnfurlong Junior School, Turnfurlong Lane, Aylesbury, Bucks., HP21 7PL
Visitors are very welcome. Entrance is £2 for members or £4 for non-members (or why not take out an annual membership from as little as £6). Stay for a cup of tea and a chat afterwards.