This collection consists of records relating to Escrick and District Co-operative Society including reports and balance sheets, correspondence, order receipts, rough notes regarding distribution of surplus and papers regarding the Federal Superannuation Fund.
Escrick and District Co-operative Society
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Escrick and District Co-operative Society was formed in 1872 along the principles of the Rochdale Equitable Pioneers Society. The society had a presence in the village throughout the twentieth century and also established a branch store at Wheldrake. The society operated until 1971 when it merged with York Co-operative Society.
Conditions Governing Access
All open materials can be viewed by prior arrangement, Monday- Friday, 10 am- 5 pm. Contact the Archivist at: National Co-operative Archive, Co-operative College, Holyoake House, Hanover Street, Manchester, M60 0AS.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, www.archive.coop
Transferred to the National Co-operative Archive from the Co-operative Union Library in 2000.
Description compiled by Adam Shaw, Archivist, September 2012.