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Garndiffaith & Varteg Industrial & Provident Society Ltd (Co-op), records

Reference code(s): GB 0218 D2086

Held at: Gwent Archives

Title: Garndiffaith & Varteg Industrial & Provident Society Ltd (Co-op) Records

Short Title: Garndiffaith & Varteg Industrial & Provident Society Ltd (Co-op), records

Creation date(s): 1922-1982

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 52 items

Name of creator(s): Garndiffaith & Varteg Industrial & Provident Society Ltd (Co-op)

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The Garndiffaith & Varteg Industrial & Provident Society, Abersychan, Monmouthshire, was established in 1889 and became part of Co-operative Retail Services Ltd South and West Wales Region in 1982.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Records of Garndiffaith & Varteg Industrial & Provident Society, 1922-1982, including register of officers, indexes of shareholders and rules, 1962-1973; financial records, 1922-1982; analysis records, 1936-1982; insurance records, 1934-1981; correspondence and miscellaneous administrative files, 1971-1982.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: [shareholders]; financial; analysis; insurance; correspondence etc.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Gwent Record Office, the National Library of Wales and the National Register of Archives.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: Documents of an ephemeral financial nature dating from before January 1976 were destroyed on deposit. The remainder were due to be destroyed in April 1989.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Torfaen Museum Trust with the consent of Co-operative Retail Sevices Ltd, South & West Wales Region, 1983.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: Further records are in Gwent Record Office, D3348.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Gwent Record Office, Catalogue of Records, Garndiffaith & Varteg Industrial & Provident Society Ltd (Co-op); The Co-operative Group website (www.co-op.co.uk/), viewed 25 may 2004.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH

Date(s) of descriptions: May 2004


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Cooperative societies | Wales | Monmouthshire
Garndiffaith & Varteg Industrial & Provident Society | Records and correspondence

Personal names

Corporate names
Garndiffaith & Varteg Industrial & Provident Society

Places
Abersychan (Wales)
Garndiffaith (Wales)

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