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

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


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.