Minute Books, 1936-1971.
Pontycymer Industrial Co-operative
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- ReferenceGB 217 SWCC : MNC/COP/17
- Dates of Creation1936-1971
- Physical Description5 volumes
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Pontycymer Industrial Co-operative was set up in 1899. In 1927 the Pontycymer Industrial Co-operative merged with the Porthcawl Co-operative Society. In the 1960s Pontycymer became part of the Co-operative Retail Services Limited. The CRS took over the reponsibilities of societies which werefinding it hard to survive in the face of the trend for out-of-town superstores.