Labouring Men, Labouring Women

New PRO data available

Thanks to the Heritage Lottery Fund it is now possible to search The National Archives Catalogue for subjects about the working conditions of men and women in the UK between 1892 and 1933. Subjects covered in the records include: working hours, industrial disputes, train strikes, equal rights for women workers, employment during and after World War I, juvenile labour and safety at work. For further information on the project, content examples and a link to The Catalogue access our website at

We would be grateful if you could pass on this information to your users and colleagues as appropriate. Promotional flyers explaining how to search these entries will soon be ready. Please, direct any enquries or feedback to myself or to

Thanks and regards

Jone Garmendia
Senior Archivist
PROCAT Training and Communications
The National Archives (PRO),
Kew, Richmond,
Surrey TW9 4DU,
Tel.: 020 8392 5330 Ext 2415