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Knights Across the AtlanticThe Knights of Labor in Britain and Ireland$

Steven Parfitt

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9781781383186

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: May 2017

DOI: 10.5949/liverpool/9781781383186.001.0001

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(p.233) Appendix

List of Known Assemblies of the Knights of Labor in England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland

Source:
Knights Across the Atlantic
Author(s):

Steven Parfitt

Publisher:
Liverpool University Press

District Assemblies

Official Number

Location

Known Existence

Occupations, if Known, and Other Notes

DA208

Handsworth, Birmingham

1887–94

DA248

Cradley Heath

1887–91

Reconstituted as the British National Assembly 1891–94

DA256

Sheffield and Rotherham

1889–91

Reconstituted as the British National Assembly 1891–94

DA203

Glasgow

1889–90

British National Assembly of Great Britain and Ireland

1891–94

(p.234)

Local Assemblies

Name of Assembly

Official Number

Location

Known Existence

Occupations, if Known, and Other Notes

England

Fruitful Vine

583

Aston

1888–91

Perseverance

10,792

Birmingham

1888–89

St George’s

10,915

Birmingham

1887–88

Wilberforce

10,928

Birmingham

1887–88

Forward

10,101

Birmingham

1887–88

923

Birmingham

1891

2,125

Birmingham

1891

Progress

584

Birmingham

1890–96

Good Intent

1,743

Bloxwich

1889

none given

Bootle

1884–85

Dockers

443

Bootle

1889–91

Dockers

731

Colley Gate

1888–90

Later reconstituted in Cradley Heath

Talbot

731

Cradley

1890

Unicorn

755

Cradley

1888

Lion

9,086

Cradley Heath

1886–89

395

Derby

1889

(p.235) none given

Doncaster

1890

none given

Doncaster

1890

468

Dudley

1889–90

Freedom

10,929

Great Bridge

1887–88

Excelsior

9,144

Handsworth

1886–88

Handsworth

9,608

Handsworth

1887–91

none given

Hoyland Nether

1890

Coal miners

none given

Jarrow

1889–1901

Constituted as Independent Order of the Knights of Labor

Excelsior

647

Liverpool

1888–91

703

Lye

1888

Day Dawn

none given

Oldbury

1888–89

Speed the Plough

none given

Oldbury

1888–89

none given

Platts Common

1890

Live and Let Live

1,266

Rotherham

1888–94

none given

Rotherham

1889–90

none given

Rotherham

1889–90

none given

Rotherham

1889–90

none given

Rotherham

1889–90

(p.236) 1,001

Sedgley

1890–91

Fountain of Friendship

10,645

Small Heath

1888–89

Lizzie Lucas

7,952

Smethwick

1886–94

St George

9,801

Smethwick

1887–88

Humanity

10,382

Smethwick

1887–88

Rising Hope

10,227

Smethwick

1887–94

Onward

712

Smethwick

1887–88

none given

Stanningley

1891

The Faithful

713

Stourbridge

1888–89

Wonder

982

Stourport

1888–89

Alpha

3504

Sunderland; preceptories at St Helens, Plank Lane and Spon Lane

1884–93

Glassworkers

none given

Upper Ettingshall

1890

Black hollowware casters

454

Walsall

1888–91

none given

Walsall

1890

Lathers

Excelsior

10,102

West Bromwich

1888–89

(p.237) Success

666

West Bromwich

1888–89

The Ripening Corn

807

West Bromwich

1888–89

Churchfield

913

West Bromwich

1888

Prosperity

9,770

Winson Green

1887–90

Bellfield

none given

Winson Green

1888–89

Providence

518

Wolverhampton

1888

418

Wolverhampton

1888

Wales

2,886

Cardiff

1883–85

Ironworkers and coal miners

Scotland

none given

Ardrossan

1890

Dockers

none given

Ardrossan

1890

none given

Glasgow

1889–90

none given

Glasgow

1889–90

none given

Glasgow

1889–90

none given

Glasgow

1889–90

none given

Glasgow

1889–90

none given

Glasgow

1889–90

(p.238) none given

Glasgow

1889–90

none given

Glasgow

1889–90

none given

Glasgow

1889–90

none given

Glasgow

1889–90

none given

Glasgow

1889–90

none given

Glasgow

1889–90

Ireland

418

Belfast

1889–90

Erin’s First

1,566

Belfast

1889–90

Ropeworkers

Alpha

1,601

Derry

1889–92

Derry

1892–96

Reconstituted as part of the British National Assembly