National Cyclists' Union

Identity area

Type of entity

Corporate body

Authorized form of name

National Cyclists' Union

Parallel form(s) of name

Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Other form(s) of name

  • Bicycle Union 1878-1883

Identifiers for corporate bodies

Description area

Dates of existence

Founded 1878


The Bicycle Union was formed in 1878. It amalgamated with the Tricycle Association in 1882, and in 1883 was re-named the National Cyclists' Union.

In 1959 the National Cyclists' Union amalgamated with the British League of Racing Cyclists to become the British Cycling Federation.


Legal status

Functions, occupations and activities

Mandates/sources of authority

Internal structures/genealogy

General context

Relationships area

Access points area


Control area

Authority record identifier


Institution identifier

GB 249

Rules and/or conventions used

ISAAR(CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families, International Council on Archives (2nd edition, 2003); Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names, National Council on Archives (1997).


Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Created by Rachel Pike, June 2014.




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