Rochdale sentence example
It is situated on both sides of the river Calder, at the termination of the Rochdale canal.
Some of his first attempts in public speaking were at meetings which he convened at Manchester, Salford, Bolton, Rochdale and other adjacent towns, to advocate the establishment of British schools.
It was while on a mission for this purpose to Rochdale that he first formed the acquaintance of John Bright, who afterwards became his distinguished coadjutor in the freetrade agitation.
During his absence the general election of 1859 occurred, when he was returned unopposed for Rochdale.
In November 1864 he went down to Rochdale and delivered a speech to his constituents - the last he ever delivered.Advertisement
His father, Jacob Bright, was a much-respected Quaker, who had started a cottonmill at Rochdale in 1809.
He married his employer's daughter, and settled with his two brothers-in-law at Rochdale in 1802, going into business for himself seven years later.
Two agitations were then going on in Rochdale - the first (in which Jacob Bright was a leader) in opposition to a local church rate, and the second for parliamentary reform, by which Rochdale successfully claimed to have a member allotted to it under the Reform Bill.
But it was as a member of the Rochdale Juvenile Temperance Band that he first learned public speaking.
He was one of the founders of the Rochdale Literary and Philosophical Society, took a leading part in its debates, and on returning from a holiday journey in the East, gave the society a lecture on his travels.Advertisement
His first speech on the Corn Laws was made at Rochdale in 1838, and in the same year he joined the Manchester provisional committee which in 1839 founded the Anti-Corn Law League.
He was still only the local public man, taking part in all public movements, especially in opposition to John Feilden's proposed factory legislation, and to the Rochdale church-rate.
In 1840 he led a movement against the Rochdale church-rate, speaking from a tombstone in the churchyard, where it looks down on the town in the valley below.
A very happy married life at home contented him, and at the opening of the Free Trade hall in January 1840 he sat with the Rochdale deputation, undistinguished in the body of the meeting.
Wherever "John Bright of Rochdale" was announced to speak, vast crowds assembled.Advertisement
Bright publicly deprecated the popular tendency to regard Cobden and himself as the chief movers in the agitation, and Cobden told a Rochdale audience that he always stipulated that he should speak first, and Bright should follow.
He was buried in the graveyard of the meeting-house of the Society of Friends in Rochdale.
He was at this time M.P. for Bradford (1869-1874), having previously (1852-1867) sat for Rochdale.
Ashton, Oldham, Rochdale, Bury, Bolton and Wigan form a nearly confluent semicircle of great towns, their prosperity founded on the underlying coal and iron, maintained by imported cotton.
Thus, an average below 4.4 is quoted for Rochdale, Halifax, Huddersfield, Yarmouth, Bradford and Stockport, while the average for London was 7.93, and for Gateshead, Newcastle-uponTyne and South Shields, in the northern industrial district of the Tyne, and for Devonport, the average exceeded 8.Advertisement
As the cotton industry has in some degree extended from Lancashire into the West Riding, so has the woollen from the West Riding into a few Lancastrian towns, such as Rochdale.
At an inquest in Rochdale this week deputy coroner Dennis Everett did not disclose the contents of the tape.
Thom played just 45 minutes of the match at Rochdale on Saturday before coming off with a badly gashed leg.
He started playing lacrosse at the age of nine, at Rochdale LC.
He also played rugby union for Rochdale until he suffered a heart attack at 45 and never married, citing rugby as his wife.Advertisement
How many people are aware tho, that on the outskirts of Rochdale is a veritable Mecca for pylon enthusiasts?
After a delightful nutmeg on Rochdale's Gary Jones, the Swansea midfielder was unlucky to see his shot rise above the Rochdale crossbar.
These were the early industrial progenitors of the Rochdale Pioneers, a group of artisans who founded the Rochdale Equitable Pioneers Society in 1844.
The next day he was caught driving at 41mph in a 30mph zone in Rochdale.
Cobden was an alderman of the newly formed Manchester corporation, and Bright went to ask him to speak at an education meeting in Rochdale.Advertisement
The Rochdale Canal Society opened the restored section of canal between Todmorden and Hebden Bridge.
A slip road will carry traffic from the motorway heading for Rochdale which will bypass the traffic signals.
In some cased the Rochdale PCMCIA slot is soldered onto the motherboard and the force can pull the tracks off the pcb surface.