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Tolpuddle Martyrs


6 Dorset farm labourers, transported to Australia for joining a trade union. Following mass protests against their treatment the government was forced to give pardons and eventually after 2 years, all returned home. Five of them continued their campaign and supported the Chartists.

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Tolpuddle Martyrs at Copenhagen Fields

Copenhagen Fields From this site on 21st April 1834 thousands marched in sup...

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Tolpuddle Martyrs mural

A modern information board informs that the mural was painted by Dave Bangs i...

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