Amalgamated Society of Engineers

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Background

History

This society was established in 1861 making it one of the oldest union organisations in Ballarat. At the time the only other branches existing in Australia were in Melbourne and Sydney. It later became the Amalgamated Metal Workers & Shipwrights Union.[1]

Site

In Ballarat the Amalgamated Society of Engineers originally met at the Scottish Hotel, Dana Street. [2]

Innovations

Community Involvement

Works Produced

Workplace Relations

The People

Representatives

Samuel John Morgan (1856-1939) (<1890>)

UNKNOWN Stephens (Phoenix Foundry) (<1890>)


Members

William Evans was a member of the Ballarat Branch of the Amalgamated Society of Engineers. In August 1904 he was presented with an illuminated testimonial. He was an inaugural member of the Ballarat Branch serving as secretary, trustee and Branch Delegate. The testimonial is held at the Melbourne University Archives.[3]

James Lawrie (1859-1891) (<December 1891)

Samuel John Morgan (1856-1939) (<1890>)

Henry James Nichol (c1854-1892)

UNKNOWN Stephens (Phoenix Foundry) (<1890>)

Legacies

See also

Notes


References

  1. Aspects of Ballarat history: an exhibition organized by the University of Melbourne Archives, December 1979.
  2. Aspects of Ballarat history: an exhibition organized by the University of Melbourne Archives, December 1979.
  3. Aspects of Ballarat history: an exhibition organized by the University of Melbourne Archives, December 1979.


Further Reading

External Links


--C.K.Gervasoni 12:08, 23 January 2014 (EST)

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