This file consists of records created by the Queen of the South Co-operative Society including an memorandum.
Queen of the South Co-operative Society
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- ReferenceGB 1499 LBC/2/2/2/5
- Dates of Creation1840
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Administrative / Biographical History
The Queen of the South Co-operative Society was founded in 1881 in Dumfries where it opened a branch on the High Street. The Society had 340 members by 1887 supplying groceries, baked goods, shoes, and coal.
In 1891 the Society merged with the Dumfries & Maxwelltown Co-operative Society.
Sources: Sources: The Co-operative Directory, Central Co-operative Board, 1887.