Records relating to the Piper family's membership and employment within the co-operative movement. Including social event programmes, records of the Women's Guild, Employees' Supernnuation Fund documents, insurance papers, grocery order books, hire-purchase share books, pocket diary, leather wallet, rule books, share books and correspondence.
Papers of George and Ethel Piper (Earlestown and St Helens Co-operative Societies)
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 1499 GEP
- Dates of Creation1933/1980
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description20 items, 3 volumes
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
George and Ethel Piper were members of the Earlestown Industrial Co-operative Society which in 1956 transferred engagements to St Helens Co-operative Society. Ethel Piper was a member of the Co-operative Women's Guild. George Piper was also an employee of the society.
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Depositted to the National Co-operative Archive (via the Rochdale Pioneers Musuem) by Mr and Mrs Richardson, Annan, Scotland, April 2005.
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Description compiled by Adam Shaw, Archivist February 2012.