Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/2459
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
Title: LONDON COOPERATIVE SOCIETY
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.01 linear metres
Name of creator(s): London Co-operative Society
The London Co-operative Society was formed in 1921, on the merger of the Stratford, Edmonton and Brentwood Societies. It subsequently grew to incorporate the local co-operative societies of much of London, Middlesex, Hertfordshire and Surrey. It amalgamated with the Co-operative Retail Society in 1980 to form London Regional Co-operative Retail Services Limited, based in Stratford.
Scope and content/abstract:
Records of the London Cooperative Society; comprising receipts listing deeds and documents concerning properties in Alperton, Edmonton, Hillingdon, Islington, Ruislip and Willesden, 1932-1936; and correspondence and papers concerning deeds for and valuations of property, 1971-1977.
ACCESS AND USE
Language/scripts of material: English
System of arrangement:
In chronological order.
Conditions governing access:
These records are available for public inspection, although records containing personal information are subject to access restrictions under the UK Data Protection Act, 1998
Conditions governing reproduction:
Copyright rests with the City of London.
Please see online catalogues at: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm
Immediate source of acquisition:
Gifted in 1987.
The papers of the London Co-operative Society are held at the Bishopsgate Institute.
Rules or conventions: Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.
Date(s) of descriptions: July to October 2009