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National Library of Wales
Monckton, Ivan, papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 IVATON

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Ivan Monckton Papers

Short Title: Monckton, Ivan, papers

Creation date(s): 1918-1995 (accumulated [1978]-[1995])

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.695 cubic metres (74 boxes, 1 file)

Name of creator(s): Ivan Monckton

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Ivan Monckton was brought up on the border between Staffordshire and Shropshire, and was a Transport and General Workers' Union (TGWU) activist in Wales from 1978 until at least 1993. He has been a member of both the TGWU General Executive Committee and the Agricultural and Allied Workers (AAW) National Trade Group General Executive Committee. He first joined the TGWU while working for the Forestry Commission, and subsequently became a shop steward, a branch secretary, and Chairman of the Mid-Wales District Committee. He is also a member of the Labour Party, and in 1999 he was appointed to the Board of the Housing Corporation by Housing Minister Hilary Armstrong. He is also a member of the Radnor Local Access Forum, as well as the Health and Safety Executive's agricultural industry advisory committee, and he is a TGWU representative on the Agricultural Wages Board for England and Wales. In addition, he owns a second-hand book shop in Presteigne, Radnorshire, and he has written numerous articles about farming, conservation, dogs, politics, nitrates, additives and hormones, as well as many other subjects.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Papers accumulated by Ivan Monckton relating to his trade union activities in Wales, including papers of the Agricultural and Allied Workers National Trade Group Committee, 1918-1990; correspondence relating to the General Executive Committee of the TGWU and AAW, 1988-1989; correspondence relating to cruel sports, 1984-1993; correspondence and other papers relating to his work with the Forestry Commission, including union activities, 1983-1990; and reports, minutes and other documents relating to the Labour Party and the Health and Safety Executive Subcommittee, 1984-1992.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into 1993 Donation (Transport and General Workers Union General Executive Committee; Transport and General Workers Union; Agricultural and Allied Workers National Trade Group and National Committee; Health and Safety Executive Subcommittee; Trade Union Committees; Agricultural Unions: Minute and Rule Books; TGWU (Presteigne branch); Forestry Commission; Labour Party; press cuttings; and miscellaneous) and 1995 Donation (Transport and General Workers Union General Executive Council; Transport and General Workers Union (Region No. 4 (Wales)) Committee; Transport and General Workers Union; Rural, Agricultural and Allied Workers National Trade Group and National Committee; Health and Safety Sub-committee; Wales Trade Union Council; Trade Union Committees: Agricultural Wages Board; Trade Union Committees: Agricultural Training Board, and its successor ATB-Landbase Limited; Trade Union Committees: Miscellaneous; TGWU (4/780 (Presteigne) Branch); Labour Party; Elections; and Miscellaneous)

Conditions governing access: Several files are closed until 2045: exemption s40, Freedom of Information Act 2000. Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to sign the 'Modern papers - data protection' form.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available in Minor Lists and Summaries 1993, pp.46-52, and 1996, pp. 42-48, at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue can be accessed online.

Detailed catalogue

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by Ivan Monckton, Presteigne, Powys, between 1993 and 1995.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: The following items, mainly relating to Ivan Monckton's antiquarian interests, have also been deposited by him at the National Library of Wales: NLW Deed 1343; NLW ex 550-1, 651-4, 820-1; NLW, Duggan deeds.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries 1993.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2 and LCSH

Date(s) of descriptions: May 2003


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Agricultural workers | Wales
Forestry Commission | Records and correspondence
Great Britain. | Health and Safety Executive | Records and correspondence
Hunting | United Kingdom
Labour Party (Great Britain) | Wales | Records and correspondence
Labour movement | Great Britain
Monckton, Ivan | Archives
Trades unions | Records and correspondence
Transport and General Workers' Union (Great Britain) | Agricultural & Allied Workers National Trade Group | Archives
Transport and General Workers' Union (Great Britain) | Archives

Personal names
Monckton , Ivan

Corporate names
Transport and General Workers' Union (Great Britain)
Transport and General Workers' Union (Great Britain) | Agricultural and Allied Workers National Trade Group

Places
Wales ()

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