History of the Meltham Industrial Co-operative Trading Society Limited: Jubilee 1861-1911 (1911) by A. Haigh
History of the Meltham Industrial Co-operative Trading Society Limited: Jubilee 1861-1911 was written by Allen Haigh and published in 1911 by the Co-operative Wholesale Society's Printing Works in Manchester.
The book covers the first 50 year history of Co-operative movement in Meltham and, at the time he wrote the book, Haigh had been the General Manager of the local Co-operative Stores for nearly two decades.
This title has been transcribed for Huddersfield Exposed and can be read online:
- Fifty Years Ago
- Formation of a Society
- First Decade of the Society's Progress
- Progress of the Society Continued — 1871 to 1881
- 1881 to 1891
- 1891 to 1901
- 1901 to 1911
- Jubilee Celebrations
Two versions of this book are available to download in PDF format:
- Facsimile (23MB) — a reproduction of the original book
- Transcribed Text (432KB) — does not include photographs
Under the terms of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988, the copyright of literary, dramatic, musical or artistic works in the United Kingdom expires at the end of the period of 70 years from the end of the calendar year in which the author dies.
The author of this work, Allen Haigh, died on 4 March 1942 and copyright on his works expired at the end of 2012.
The photographs in the book are not credited separately and are assumed to have been taken by the author.