Tommy Green Collection

Green's Caterpillar at Goose Fair

Ref: NFA0001

Title: The Tommy Green Collection

Scope: This collection contains documents relating to fairgrounds collected by Tommy Green including photographs, paintings, manuscripts, correspondence, newspaper cuttings, cash books, programmes from Tydesley Wakes and plans of Bolton Fairs. Included in the collection are the Burrell photographs.

Dates: 1911-1968
Level: Fonds
Extent: 1 box, 5 plans, 3 files
Name of creator: Tommy Green

Administrative / biographical history: Tommy Green is a showman and fairground researcher with a long tradition in the Lancashire Section of the Guild. He is a keen writer and produces regular articles for the fairground journals as well as producing a book on his family roots with the Mitchell family.

Source: Donated by Thomas W. (Tommy) Green
System of arrangement: Catalogued by type
Subjects: Fairgrounds, Transport, Travelling Entertainment, Showpeople, Business
Conditions of access: Items are available to view by appointment in the NFA reading room
Restrictions: none
Copyright: Copies may be supplied or produced at the discretion of National Fairground Archive, subject to copyright law and condition of the material
Finding aids: Photographs available on NFA digital. Online finding aid available here