Sign on the Provident Society

Sign on the Provident Society

North Shields, Tyneside

"Tyne Steam Packet Provident Society Established 1853 Built 1897 [Queen Victoria's] Diamond Jubilee."

The Provident Society was a worker's co-operative organisation, a forerunner of the Trade Unions.

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  • Entire building
  • Photograph and text by July 2006 by Jacqueline Banerjee.

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