Western Co-operative Convalescent Fund, Records

Scope and Content

Signed minutes book, 1941-1948; Seabank Hotel menu card, 1982

Administrative / Biographical History

The aim of the Fund was to restore to health co-operative employees and their families to enable them to continue working by providing accommodation in approved convalescent homes and expenses to cover the cost of travel to such homes. The Western Co-operative Convalescent Fund was composed of four districts covering Gloucester and south Wales and many successful applicants to the Fund convalesced at the Rest, Porthcawl, south Wales. The Fund closed in 1982.



Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions.

Acquisition Information

Donated by the son of a former Secretary of the Fund, December 2014

Other Finding Aids

A detailed catalogue is available online

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Fair condition

Archivist's Note

Compiled by H Thomas for Glamorgan Archives, with reference to the National Co-operative Archive website (www. archive.coop/collections/convalescent-homes), viewed 6 Jan 2015

Conditions Governing Use

Normal Glamorgan Archives conditions apply.

Appraisal Information

All records which meet the collection policy of Glamorgan Archives have been retained.

Custodial History

The records remained in the custody of the donor until transferred to Glamorgan Archives.


Accruals are not expected

Related Material

Records of the Southern (SCCF) and South Western (SWCF) Co-operative Convalescent Fund held at National Co-operative Archive, Manchester