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200th anniversary of the Mill Village of Shrigley

EDM (Early Day Motion) 753: tabled on 14 May 2024

Tabled in the 2023-24 session.

This motion has been signed by 1 Member. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House celebrates the 200th anniversary of the Mill Village of Shrigley; notes that the village was founded in 1824 by John Martin who built the model village around his linen mill, at the time one of the biggest in Great Britain; highlights that work is underway to develop events to mark the occasion for all ages, with plans going ahead on the night of Thursday 16 May 2024 in the Bridge Centre in Killyleagh; further notes that an exhibition on Old Shrigley will take place to allow those with a historical connection to the village to come and visit; thanks the Chairman of the Shrigley 200 group for planning and organising the events; and wishes them all the very best for their celebrations.

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