Papers of James Norman Tattersall (Middleton and Tonge Industrial Society)

Scope and Content

Records relating to James Norman Tattersall's membership and employment within the co-operative movement.

Administrative / Biographical History

All details regarding J N Tattersall have been collated from within this collection. He appears to have been a member of Middleton and Tonge Industrial Society between 1953-1990. In 1955 he was employed in the CWS Manchester Men's Wear Department and was applying for a position in the National Soap Sales Organisation. Items within the collection suggest he obtained this position. He was also a long time member of the National Association of Co-operative Officials and a member of the CWS Employees' Sports Association.

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,

Acquisition Information

Deposited with the National Co-operative Archive by Lisa Rhodes, September 2008. Accession numbers; Acc307, Acc/308, Acc/309, Acc/310, Acc/311.

Other Finding Aids

No other finding aids exist.

Archivist's Note

Description compiled by Adam Shaw, Archivist, March 2012.

Appraisal Information

Transferred to Rochdale Pioneers Museum:

  • Wedgwood Plate- CWS Tea and Coffee Operations, 1882-1982.
  • Mug- 99 Tea
  • Co-op overalls
  • Paperweight- 1994 Co-op Congress

Rules of the Middleton and Tonge Industrial Society- addded to the National Co-operative Archive society rules collection.

Reports and balance sheets added to the National Co-operative Archive reports and balance sheets collection.