Papers of the Wigan Co-operative Stores.
Wigan Co-operative Stores
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The Wigan Co-operative Stores seem to be a failed prelude to the Wigan Co-operative Society which was established in 1889. No other information on the Wigan Co-operative Stores is known.
Sources: Letter of transfer at back of contributions ledger 1867-1879.
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In 2000 the archive of the Co-operative union Library was transferred to the National Co-operative Archive.
Description compiled by Heather Roberts, Archive Assistant, September 2013
Found in the Bolton offices of United Co-operatives in 1983. The ledger was then transferred, in December 1983, to the Co-operative Union Library by United Co-operatives Secretary, Mr J A Galloway.