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Memorial

Fairfield Works Fairfield Works

Credit for this entry to:
Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

Plaque: Fairfield Works

Inscription

Fairfield Works Fairfield Road. The scene of the match girls strike of 1888. Here Bryant and May manufactured matches from 1861 to 1979.
Historic Buildings of Bow 

Site: Fairfield Works (2 memorials)

E3, Fairfield Road, Bow Quarter, Arlington Building

The two lower plaques are not commemorative, they bear the building's current name 'Bow Quarter'. The terracotta relief work on this charming 'cottage' are very well covered at Ornamental Passions.

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Fairfield Works

Information Subjects commemorated

50028

Matchgirls' strike

A strike of the women and teenage girls working at the Bryant and May Factory...

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51165

Bryant and May - Fairfield Works

Halfway along Fairfield Road stands the old Bryant and May Factory. A Grade I...

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Fairfield Works

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47684

Tower Hamlets Council

The name was originally applied to the Tower division of the county of Middle...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Fairfield Works

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72644

Annie Besant - E3

The match girls strike of 1888 was led here by Annie Besant, journalist and l...

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