Marsden Equitable Industrial Society Ltd.

Scope and Content

This series consists of records created by Marsden Equitable Industrial Society. The records include 7 report and balance sheets.

Administrative / Biographical History

Marsden Equitable Industrial Society was established in 1859 in premises in Cockslip and by 1862 had expanded to premises in Ready Carr before moving again to a block of buildings situated in the Market Place. It continued to flourish, increasing its range during the rest of the nineteenth century and continued successfully during the first part of the twentieth century. In 1972 it transferred it engagements to the Co-operative Retail Services.