26 June 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.

13a2The guidelines set out last week for the correct disposal of shares is put into action at this meeting. James Thomas has given his notice to sell his part share 15/6, and his notice is accepted. The share will be sold on the first Monday in July; as will Samuel Ashworth’s share (18/4).

Stocktaking will be carried out the next Tuesday by Charles Howarth, Robert Buckley and William Taylor, so that the book can be made up for the last quarter.

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