Adlington Industrial Co-operative Society

Scope and Content

Records created by Adlington Industrial Co-operative Society including Committee minute books, reports and balance sheets, Sub-committee for revision of rules minute book, deed abstracts and statement of accounts.

Administrative / Biographical History

Adlington Industrial Co-operative Society became a registered co-operative society in 1872. By 1887 they were based at Railway Road and had a branch store at Church Street. At this point membership was 170. By 1951 membership had rose to 2215 and the central premises were at Peel Street. In 1951 they had branches at Chorley Road, Church Street, Market Place, Park Road and Railway Road. In 1965 the society transferred engagements to Bolton & District Co-operative Society.

Access Information

National Co-operative Archive Co-operative College Holyoake House Hanover Street Manchester M60 0AS

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Archivist's Note

Desciption compiled May 2012 by Adam Shaw, Archivist.