Had this very large society succumbed, the results would have been disastrous to the whole body of building societies.
As the result of the deliberations of the committee, the Building Societies Act of 1894 was passed.
In recent years, several rivals to building societies have sprung up.
But we've done our best with worthless mines, and bogus Companies of all kinds, and financial papers, and Building Societies.
It is difficult to over-estimate the social value of the work that has been done by building societies.
Building Societies took early root here, as we find there were several in 1781.
Industrial and provident land and building societies have been formed.