Huddersfield Chronicle (19/Apr/1862) - Proposed Incorporation of Huddersfield

The following is a transcription of a historic newspaper article and may contain occasional errors.

PROPOSED INCORPORATION OF HUDDERSFIELD.

Meeting at Lockwood.

The committee for the incorporation of Huddersfield having requested an interview with the influential ratepayers of Lockwood, a preliminary meeting of a number of gentlemen, convened by circular, was held on Thursday evening last, at the Red Lion Inn. Mr. John Ashton was unanimously called upon to preside. A long discussion took place, some arguing for and some against the proposed incorporation, ultimately it was decided to call a public meeting of the ratepayers on Thursday evening next at the same place.