According to semi-official records "the first building in the nature of an Exchange" was erected in 1729 by Sir Oswald Mosley, and though designed for "chapmen to meet and transact their business" it appears that, as to-day, encroachments were made by other traders until cotton manufacturers and merchants preferred to do their business in the street.
"I found him," said Bright, "in his office in Mosley Street, introduced myself to him, and told him what I wanted."
It supported Mosley's fascist Black Shirts in the 1930s including the notorious headline ' Hurrah for the Blackshirts ' .
crux of the matter was Mosley's health.
The crowds had grown hoarse by this time and were relieving their shouts of " Down with Mosley!