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Rushden Industrial Co-operative Society


The Society began in 1876 and soon grew into a large concern. From various sources we have found lots of interesting items, some of which are transcribed here. The collection of 100 pictures was amassed by Eric Fowell with help acknowledged from Mr & Mrs Carter of Weston Favell, the late Joe Freer's collection, Geoff Wiggins, and David Hudson.
Some of the documents are in private hands, others may have been copied sometime before the Co-op was disbanded. Many are now at Northamptonshire Record Office, and some were retained by Rushden & District History Society when the collection was finally dispersed.

Rushden Echo & Argus
15 June 1945

Co-operative

Rations are No Better
than other people’s,
But..........
you know why
10,000 people will
Re-Register
with the
RUSHDEN
Co-operative Society Ltd.


A selection of 1960s milk checks
Milk tokens from the 1960's


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