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(lost) Fairfield Works

Fairfield Works 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 

This plaque was lost sometime July 2021 - August 2022.

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.

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

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Fairfield Works

Subjects commemorated Information

Matchgirls' strike

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

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Bryant and May - Fairfield Works

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

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Fairfield Works

Created by Information

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

Also at this site Information

Annie Besant - E3

This plaque was lost sometime July 2021 - August 2022. 

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