Carronbridge Co-operative Society

Scope and Content

This file consists of records related to the Carronbridge Co-operative Society.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Carronbridge Co-operative Society was founded in 1880 with a branch in and within 7 years the Society had attracted nearly 200 members. By 1928 it was providing its members with products including groceries, drapery, hardware and shoes.

In 1930, the Society was amalgamated into the larger Dumfries and Maxwelltown Co-operative Society.

Sources: The Co-operative Directory, Central Co-operative Board, 1887 and The Co-operative Directory, Co-operative Union Ltd, 1928.