Welcome to the website of the Stocksbridge & District History Society.
View photographs from our Archive, all covering the history of the District of Stocksbridge.View Photographs »
Read our "Features" selection based on material from our Archive. View Features »
The selection panels on the above right will take you directly to the "Photographs" or "Features" sections of the Website, but for much more about the history of the individual areas which make up our district, click on the Archive tab above and browse away.
The Local Cooperative Society
One hundred and fifty years ago in 1863, the Stocksbridge Band Of Hope Industrial Cooperative Society opened the Central Stores on Manchester Road in the centre of Stocksbridge.
You can read a detailed history of the cooperative-society in the district via this link.
If you have any details about the history of the Cooperative Society which we do not feature please get in touch we would be most please to hear from you.