10 July 1845

2014 marks the 170th anniversary of the Rochdale Equitable Pioneers Society.  To celebrate this special anniversary the Pioneers 170 blog will guide you through the Pioneers’ first year.

14a1This week, the Pioneers are assigning stock purchasers. Miles Ashworth is to be the assistant purchaser, and Charles Howarth is put in charge of purchasing tea, coffee and spices; the Pioneers are branching out with their stock!

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You can also find out about the Pioneers 170 Christmas Celebration on Wednesday 17 December 2014