23 January 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.

08a2The candidates from last week become members at this meeting, and William Mills (stationer, Drake Street) becomes a candidate.

It is decided that the store superintendent will provide aprons and sleeves for the salesman, Samuel Ashworth.

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