2. Early Scottish Trade Unionism

A list of articles which have appeared in Scottish Labour History dealing with aspects of early Scottish trade unionism is appended below after the bibliography.  The articles themselves can be found via the indexes elsewhere on the website.

R P Arnot, The Scottish Miners (1955)

A Aspinall, The Early English Trade Unions (1949)

Maxine Berg, The Machinery Question and the Making of Political Economy 1815-1848 (1980)

R A Cage, The Working Class in Glasgow 1750-1914 (1987)

A B Campbell, The Lanarkshire Miners: A Social History of Their Trade Unions 1775-1874 (1979)

R H Campbell, Scotland since 1707: The Rise of an Industrial Society (1965)

G D H Cole & A W Filson, British Working Class Movements: Select Documents 1789-1875 (1967)

Tony Dickson (ed), Scottish Capitalism: Class, State and Nation before the Union to the Present (1980)

C R Dodson, Masters and Journeymen: A Prehistory of Industrial Relations 1717-1800 (1980)

A Durie, The Scottish Linen Industry in the Eighteenth Century (1979)

W Hamish Fraser, Conflict and Class: Scottish Workers 1700-1838 (1988)

S C Gillespie, Scottish Typographical History (1953)

Royden Harrison, Gillian Woolven & Robert Duncan, The Warwick Guide to British Labour Periodicals 1790-1970 (1977)

Thomas Johnston, A History of the Working Classes in Scotland (1920)

Elspeth King, The Strike of the Glasgow Weavers, 1787 (1987)

Arthur Marsh & Victoria Ryan, Historical Directory of Trade Unions, Volume 1: Non-Manual Unions (1980)

Arthur Marsh & Victoria Ryan, Historical Directory of Trade Unions, Volume 2: Engineering, Shipbuilding & Minor Metal Trades, Coal Mining & Iron and Steel, Agriculture, Fishing & Chemicals (1984)

Arthur Marsh & Victoria Ryan, Historical Directory of Trade Unions, Volume 3: Building & Allied Trades, Transport, Woodworkers & Allied Trades, Leather Workers, Enginemen & Tobacco Workers (1987)

Arthur Marsh, Victoria Ryan & John B Smethurst, Historical Directory of Trade Unions, Volume 4: Cotton, Wool & Worsted, Linen & Jute, Silk, Elastic Web, Lace & Net, Hosiery & Knitwear, Textile Finishing, Tailors & Garment Workers, Hat & Cap, Carpets & Textile Engineering (1994)

Arthur Marsh & John B Smethurst, Historical Directory of Trade Unions, Volume 5: Printing & Publishing, Local Government, Retail & Distribution, Domestic Services, General Employment, Financial Services, Agriculture (2006)

W H Marwick, A Short History of Labour in Scotland (1967)

N Murray, The Scottish Handloom Weaver (1978)

A E Musson, Trade Union & Social History (1974)

John Rule, The Experience of Labour in Eighteenth-Century Industry (1980)

John B Smethurst & Peter Carter, Historical Directory of Trade Unions, Volume 6: Building & Construction, Agriculture, Fishing, Chemicals, Wood & Woodworking, Transport, Engineering & Metal Working, Government, Civil & Public Service, Energy & Extraction in the UK & Ireland, Shipbuilding (2009)

T C Smout, A History of the Scottish People 1560-1830 (1969)

Sidney & Beatrice Webb, The History of Trade Unionism (1912)

Articles in Scottish Labour History

P Bolin-Hort, A Decided Failure? The Enforcement of the Early Factory Acts in the Glasgow District 1834-1870 – Vol 26 / 1991 / pp45-63

W H Fraser, Alexander Campbell 1796-1870 – Vol 31 / 1996 / pp35-38

W H Fraser, A Note on the Scottish Weavers' Association 1808-1813 – Vol 20 / 1985 /pp33-42

W H Fraser, Alexander Campbell and some 'lost' unstamped newspapers – Vol 31 / 1996 / pp39-50