4 August 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.

15a1At this week’s meeting the the Board has recommended the store sign be put up, and the Pioneers decide to have the door, the shutters and the window painted. John Fielding becomes a member, and Charles Butterworth is proposed as a candidate, with Miles Ashworth in charge of taking his proposition money.

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