Records created by Wheelton Prospect & Industrial Co-operative Society including Committee minute books.
Wheelton Prospect & Industrial Co-operative Society
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- ReferenceGB 1499 X22
- Dates of Creation1898-1920
- Name of Creator
- Language of Materialenglish
- Physical Description4 volumes
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Wheelton Prospect & Industrial Co-operative Society was formed in 1866 near Chorley in Lancashire. By 1887 they were trading from Bennet Row and had a membership of 78. By 1905 membership had increased to 110 and they had opened a branch at Withnell Fold. In 1969 the society transferred engagements to Bolton & District Co-operative Society.
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Transferred to the National Co-operative Archive from the Co-operative Union Library in 2000. The collection had been part of the Co-operative Union's Miscellaneous Minute Books collection.
Description compiled by Adam Shaw, Archivist, June 2012.