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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/2459
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1932-1977
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.01 linear metres
Name of creator(s): London Co-operative Society


Administrative/Biographical history:

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 & Use

Language/scripts of material:

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.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Gifted in 1987.

Allied Materials

Related material:

The papers of the London Co-operative Society are held at the Bishopsgate Institute.

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:

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

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