Co-operative Educational Fellowship: Southport Branch

Scope and Content

Records of the Southport Branch of Co-operative Educational Fellowship includes a minute book.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Southport branch of the Co-operative Educational fellowship was formed at the final meeting of the Men's Guild on 14 May 1929. The first Committee consisted of Messrs. Halfhead, Anderton, Kimberley, Dale, and Robinson. Mr Benson was Chairman and Mr Halliwell Secretary. The inaugural meeting was held 9 July 1929 with 90 persons present. The fellowship was open to both sexes and aimed to develop a sense of co-operative comradeship and an understanding of co-operative ethics. The branch existed until 25th June 1946 when the decision was taken to close the fellowship.

Access Information

All open materials, can be viewed by previous arrangement, Monday to Friday 10am to 5pm. Contact the Archivist at: National Co-operative Archive Co-operative College Holyoake House Hanover Street Manchester M60 0AS,

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Archivist's Note

Description compiled by Adam Shaw, Archivist, March 2012.

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