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National Union of Public Employees

Categories: Industry, Social Welfare

National Union of Public Employees

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
National Union of Public Employees

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National Union of Public Employees

Planted on 13th October 1989 to celebrate a hundred years of caring in the pu...

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Sir Richard Arkwright

Sir Richard Arkwright

Industrialist and inventor. From Preston. Set up a factory with a newly designed method of cotton-spinning. He worked his employees, including children, very hard and became very rich.

Person, Industry, Science

1 memorial
Bryant and May - Fairfield Works

Bryant and May - Fairfield Works

Halfway along Fairfield Road stands the old Bryant and May Factory. A Grade II listed building designed by Holman and Goodrham. The brick entrance includes a depiction of Noah’s Ark and the word "S...

Group, Industry

3 memorials
James Leathart

James Leathart

Born Alston, Cumberland. Lead manufacturer and art collector. He worked for the company of Locke, Blackett & Co. In Newcastle for most of his career, eventually becoming sole managing partner....

Person, Industry

1 memorial
Robert Owen

Robert Owen

Socialist and philanthropist, father of the Co-operative movement. Born Wales. Learned the fabric trade and in 1784 was in London working for a retailer. But he quickly moved to Manchester where he...

Person, Industry, Paranormal, Social Welfare, Scotland, USA, Wales

1 memorial