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CHAPMAN, Sidney (The Strike in the London Boot Trade, 1884)

Senate House Library, University of London -- Special Collections

Overview

This source is a paper entitled The Strike in the London Boot Trade, 1884, written by Sidney Chapman, the solicitor to the Boot and Shoe Trades Protection Society.

Detailed usage description

This manuscript is a paper entitled The Strike in the London Boot Trade, 1884, written by Sidney Chapman, the solicitor to the Boot and Shoe Trades Protection Society. It describes the background to and course of the strike and could be used to provide contextual information about an episode in ancestor's life or for a local historical study.

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If one of your ancestors or the area you're investigating was affected by the strike in the London boot trade of 1884 then this document is likely to be of interest to you. If you wish to consult the manuscript (MS 193), send an email to Senate House Library , Senate House Library, University of London, letting them know of your intention.

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More Information

The volume's catalogue number is MS 193. A collection level description of this collection is available on AIM25.

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Abstracting information

Usage Themes Geographic area covered Size of collection Dates
  • Local history
  • Contextualising information
  • Occupations

London

One strike in a single trade is described.

1884

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