Scope and Content

Consists of a volume entitled Packhouse, the Story of East Kent Packers 1949-1970

Administrative / Biographical History

The society was founded in 1944. By 1970 had become the largest fruit growers' co-operative in the world, concerned with the collecting, grading, packing, marketing and distribution of apples and pears

Access Information

Available for consultation

Acquisition Information

Deposited in 1972 as a gift, CR72/84


Compiled by Zoe Watson, April 2004

Other Finding Aids

A detailed catalogue is available at the Museum of English Rural Life

Conditions Governing Use

Please contact the Archivist

Corporate Names

Geographical Names