1928 Shops

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In 1928 the Bollington Wesleyan Bazaar published a Recipe and Quotation Book. This was designed to promote, in particular, Bollington retailers, and to raise funds for the Wesleyan Methodist church in Wellington Road. The following list contains entries for all the Bollington shops mentioned in the book. The individual pages of the book can be seen here.

Adlington Road


A Cooke

Coach & Car Hire (Advert)


E Cook

Confectionery & Groceries (Advert)

Albert Road


Macclesfield Equitable Provident Society Ltd

(Co-op) Groceries and general store (Advert)

Bollington Cross


C Goodwin

Cycle Goods, Wireless, Hardware and Ironmongery (Advert)

Church Street


R Jackson

Ladies' and Gentlemen's Tailor (Advert)

Grimshaw Lane


L Billington

Grocer & Confectioner (Advert)

Henshall Road


G H Hindley

Motor Engineer (Advert)

High Street

8, 10, 12

Joseph Watson & Sons

Grocers (Advert)


Fred R Unwin

Groceries (Advert)



Confectionery (Advert)


Shrouder & Pickles

General and Fancy Drapers (Advert)


Fred Millward

Grocery and Provisions dealer (Advert)


J W Henshaw

Pork & Family Butcher (Advert)


J T Watson

Joiner & Builder (Advert)


N Warburton

Butcher (Advert)

Moss Brow, Lowerhouse


Alfred Wright

Grocer, off licence

Moss Lane, Lowerhouse

  Whittaker's Provisions

Palmerston Street

14 Burt Bros. Footware and up-to-date repairs (Advert)
15 J W Longson General Dealer, Sweets, Tobacco, Cigarettes (Advert)
18 William Jackson Family Butcher (Advert)
38 Ernest Brian The Modern Pharmacy (Advert)
39 T Bradley Hardware and Ironmongery (Advert)
40, 42 E Wainwright High Class Confectioner (Advert)
43 R Turner Pork Butcher (Advert)
70 W H Bird Teas and Refreshments (Advert)
84, 86 T Warburton & Sons Sight Testing & Dispensing Opticians (Advert)


J Herbert Andrew

Pool Bank Pharmacy (Advert)

  C Goodwin Cycle goods, Wireless, Hardware and Ironmongery (Advert)
  Macclesfield Equitable Provident Society Ltd (Co-op) Groceries and general store (Advert)

Queen Street


Geo. H Gill Ltd

Bottled Table Waters (Advert, Further information)

Shrigley Road

2 G Bann Grocer and Provision Dealer (Advert)
6 Joseph Hamson Plumber, Glazier, Decorator &c. (Advert)
8 Samuel Wright Grocer
13, 15 Richard Wright, later
The Exors of Richard Wright
Grocers & Corn Merchants (Advert, Further information)
16 F G Bannister Wireless parts, Cycles supplied and repaired, Accumulators charged (Advert)


R Bollington

Grocer & Draper (Advert)

Turner Street


Bannister Brothers

Designers & Makers of Fine Furniture (Advert)

Water Street

73, 75 William Coe Sanitary Plumber and Decorator, Gas, Water and Steam Fitter (Advert)
77 A H Tate Baker & Confectioner (Advert)


B Lomas

Fish & Fruit, Fresh flowers (Advert)

Wellington Road

  J R Burdin Motor Body Builder and Wheelwright. Wringing machine rollers fitted! (Advert)



Fish & Fresh Fruit (Advert)




The Hairdressers (Advert)