This series consists of records created by Market Weighton & District Co-operative Society including General Committee records, Property Committee records and members' records.
Market Weighton & District Co-operative Society
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- ReferenceGB 1499 NCRS/2/28
- Dates of Creation16 May 1903- 1 Oct 1972
- Name of Creator
- Physical Description1 volume, 7 files, 11 Items
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Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Market Weighton & District Co-operative Society was established in 1903 and developed grocery, drapery, hardware, boots and furniture stores in York Road and High Street. They also had grocery branches at Holme-upon-Spalding-Moor, Seaton Ross and North Newbald. By 1963 they had a membership of 2,334. However, in 1963 the Society decided to merge with Hull & East Riding Co-operative Society. This in turn became part of the Co-operative Retail Services in 1981.
Source: 'The Shop for the People', by John E Smith (1998).