Lewannick and Launceston District Farmers

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Lewannick and Launceston District Farmers
Lewannick and Launceston District Farmers

Lewannick and Launceston Farmers was a farmers supply co-operative society started by a group of local farmers in the late 1940’s, early 1950’s. They operated out of 48, St. Thomas Road, and 16, Southgate Place (below). As well as this they had a warehouse at the railway station.

Southgate Place, Launceston in the early 1960's. Photo courtesy of Gary Chapman
Southgate Place, Launceston in the early 1960’s. Photo courtesy of Gary Chapman
Launceston and Lewannick District Farmers Bedford TK Photo courtesy of Don Berryman
Launceston and Lewannick District Farmers Bedford TK. Photo courtesy of Don Berryman.

In 1965, the society was merged with the larger Holsworthy based West Devon and North Cornwall Farmers who had themselves been formed in 1919.

Lewannick and Launceston District Farmers merger announcement with West Devon and North Cornwall Farmers in 1965.
Lewannick and Launceston District Farmers merger announcement with West Devon and North Cornwall Farmers in 1965.

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