Scissett Industrial & Co-operative Provident Society

Scope and Content

This series consists of records created by Scissett Industrial & Co-operative Provident Society Limited including reports and balance sheets.

Administrative / Biographical History

Scissett Industrial & Co-operative Provident Society Limited were established in 1860. By 1966 they had 1800 members and 7 grocery stores, 3 butchery shops, 3 drapery and fashion departments and a fuel depot. In 1966 the Society transferred its engagments to Barnsley British Co-operative Society which in turn transferred to the Co-operative Retail Services in 1971.