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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

14 A Cooke Coach & Car Hire (Advert)
20 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

17 R Jackson Ladies’ and Gentlemen’s Tailor (Advert)

Grimshaw Lane

30 L Billington Grocer & Confectioner (Advert)

Henshall Road

  G H Hindley Motor Engineer (Advert)

High Street

8, 10, 12 Joseph Watson & Sons Grocers (Advert)
16 Fred R Unwin Groceries (Advert)
19 Lowe’s Confectionery (Advert)
20 Shrouder & Pickles General and Fancy Drapers (Advert)
32 Fred Millward Grocery and Provisions dealer (Advert)
53 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 (AdvertFurther 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 (AdvertFurther information)
16 F G Bannister Wireless parts, Cycles supplied and repaired, Accumulators charged (Advert)
17 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)
  Platt’s Fish & Fresh Fruit (Advert)


  Brown’s The Hairdressers (Advert)