Tag: co-operative

Stonefield Independent Co-op Buildings

    To the immediate west and joined to the Co-op Emporium were 2 separate Co-op buildings. A 3 storey tall tenement and a 2 storey tenement further west, the original Co-op older building. Lets look at each in order of their addresses, starting at 235-239 Glasgow Road, the 3 storey tenement.    These buildings […]

Blantyre Co-Op Checks & Tokens

Blantyre man Gordon Cook, sent me the attached photos of Blantyre Co-operative Society checks. Gordon added, “I think various Co-ops introduced their own tokens at different times for their own particular purposes, for instance, you might find some Societies produced bread tokens while others distributed tokens for milk or coal. Originally these checks were integral […]