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Co-Operation at Bolton.

April 1897

Sheffield Independent – Thursday 01 April 1897

Co-Operation at Bolton.

The foundation stone of a co-operative store was laid Mr. Edwin Haywood, Barnsley. The building is connected with the Barnsley Co-operative Society, and has cost about £700.

There was a large attendance the ceremony. Tea afterwards provided in the Board school and was followed by a meeting addressed Messrs. Fairclough (president) and Elliott.

A presentation was made to Mr. Haywood, Mr. Robinson, of Wombwell, the architect. The directors the Barnsley Society have been repeatedly waited upon by a deputation who have urged the desirability of at stores Bolton, owing to the inconvenience of their having to journey Swinton,