records of Melton Mowbray Industrial Co-operative Society including General Committee minute books and reports and balance sheets.
Melton Mowbray Industrial Co-operative Society
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- ReferenceGB 1499 MID/2/7
- Dates of Creation1894- 1979
- Physical Description8 volumes, 6 files
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Melton Mowbray was a branch of the Grantham Equitable Co-operative Industrial Society until February 1894 when the decision was made to break away to form an independent society. The society was a success and by 1915 had a membership of 1370.
In 1969 the society merged with Leicester Society and Market Harborough Society to form Leicestershire Co-operative Society.
Source: Leicester Co-operative Congress Souvenir 1915