Scope and Content

Consists of a pamphlet about the society 1958

Administrative / Biographical History

The society was established in 1917, operating from Dorchester. In 1919 it amalgamated with three smaller farmers' societies. By 1958 it had ten distributive branches in Dorset, Somerset and Devon, compounding mills at Poole and Sherborne, and a farm equipment depot at Blandford.

Access Information

Available for consultation

Acquisition Information

The records were deposited as a gift in 1972


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