Derby and Burton Co-operative Society

Scope and Content

Consists of the records of Derby and Burton Co-operative Society and the societies that merged to form it; Derby Co-operative Provident Society (including Mayfield Co-operative Society), Burton on Trent Co-operative Society and Burton on Trent Co-operative Chemists. The records are mainly minutes of committees and sub-committees and financial records.

Administrative / Biographical History

Derby and Burton Co-operative Society was formed 15 January 1970 following the merger of Derby Co-operative Provident Society, Burton on Trent Co-operative Society and Burton on Trent Co-operative Chemist. In 1981 it merged with North East Midlands Co-operative Society to form the East Midlands Co-operative Society.

Sources: NACO/3/4/12/2- Transfer of Engagments and Amalgamations of Co-operative Societies 1972-1974; NACO/3/4/15 Transfers of Engagments and Amalgamations of Co-operative Societies 1981