Victorian London - Directories - Dickens's Dictionary of London, by Charles Dickens, Jr., 1879 - "Civil Service Co-operative Society"

[ ... back to main menu for this book]

Civil Service Co-operative Society, Limited, Haymarket, S.W.—Persons in the Civil Service of the Crown, and officials, officers in the army and navy, the reserve and auxiliary forces, clergymen, members of the legal and medical professions, and their widows and sons and daughters, are admitted as members of the society. Tickets can be obtained of the secretary, on payment of 2s. 6d. for a period of one year, and 10s. for a period of five years. Arrangements have been made with the Provident Clerks' Mutual Life Assurance Association, under which insurers are entitled to a permanent reduction of 5 per cent. on the premiums on all policies effected through the medium of the Civil Service Co-operative Society. The Provident Clerks' Benevolent Fund and Guarantee Association offer further advantages to policyholders.

Charles Dickens (Jr.), Dickens's Dictionary of London, 1879