Enderby Co-operative Society

Scope and Content

Records of Enderby Co-operative Society including General Committee minute books, reports and balance sheets, Lawn and Old House Farms report and statement of accounts, and photographs.

Administrative / Biographical History

Enderby Co-operative Society was formed in 1868 and published its first balance sheet on 27th March 1869 which showed a profit of £21. By 1915 the Society had a membership of 959 and had a bakehouse. The Society's most outstanding feature was its farming operations and by 1915 was operating 2 farms successfully. In 1959 the Society took the decision to merge with Wigston Co-operative Society to form South Leicestershire Co-operative Society.

Source: Leicester Co-operative Congress Souvenir 1915

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