South Leicestershire Co-operative Society

Scope and Content

Records of South Leicestershire Co-operative Society including Central Committee minute books, Education Committee minute books, Member's meeting minute books and reports and balance sheets. There are also records of the societies that merged to form South Leicestershire Co-operative Society including Broughton Astely, Enderby, Fleckney, Great Glen, Huncote and Wigston.

Administrative / Biographical History

South Leicestershire Co-operative Society was formed in 1959 when Enderby Co-operative Society and Wigston Co-operative Society merged. Soon after Great Glen Co-operative Society transferred engagements to them. In 1964 Broughton Asteley Society transferred, 1965 Huncote and in 1967 Fleckney. In 1984 discussions took place regarding a merger with Leicestershire Co-operative Society. The discussions were successful and in Jan 1985 the two societies merged.