Bolton Co-operative Society Employee Register

Scope and Content

A employee register that lists the name of employee, date commenced work, birthday, date appointed Second Hand, date appointed Headshopman and other remarks. At the front of the volume is a list of persons who completed 50 years service. The register appears to be for an unknown grocery branch in Bolton.

Administrative / Biographical History

Bolton Co-operative Society was formed in 1859 along the principles of the Rochdale Equitable Pioneers Society. In 1963 they became Bolton & District Co-operative Society and in 1970 the society merged to become Bolton & Wigan Co-operative Society. Following a series of transfer of engagements the society is now part of the Co-operative Group.

Access Information

All open materials, can be viewed by previous arrangement, Monday to Friday 10am to 5pm. Contact the Archivist at:National Co-operative Archive, Co-operative College, Holyoake House, Hanover Street, Manchester, M60 0AS,,

Acquisition Information

Deposited with the National Co-operative Archive by the Co-operative Group, July 2010. The Co-operative Group received it from a member.

Other Finding Aids

No other finding aids exist.

Archivist's Note

Description compiled by Adam Shaw, Archivist, April 2013.

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