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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

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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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Stanley G. Shaw

Stanley G. Shaw

Worked for the St. Pancras Housing Society from 1929 to 1958.

Person, Politics & Administration, Social Welfare

1 memorial
Major Edmund Leopold de Rothschild, CBE, TD

Major Edmund Leopold de Rothschild, CBE, TD

Financier and horticulturalist. He was born on 2 January 1916 in Westminster the second of the four children of Lionel Nathan de Rothschild (1882-1942) and Marie Louise Eugénie de Rothschild née B...

Person, Armed Forces, Commerce, Gardens / Agriculture, Politics & Administration

1 memorial
Julius Salter Elias, Viscount Southwood

Julius Salter Elias, Viscount Southwood

'Fairlight' in Wood Lane, Highgate, was built in 1908 for Julius Elias. who was the head of the publishing firm, Odhams Press, and later became Viscount Southwood. There is a book by R.J Minney, 'V...

Person, Journalism / Publishing, Philanthropy, Politics & Administration

4 memorials
Chris Moyes

Chris Moyes

Born Shropshire.  As a student worked as a bus conductor then joined a bus company and worked his way up until he was Chief Executive of the Go Ahead bus company. Appointed OBE for services to tran...

Person, Politics & Administration, Transport

1 memorial
Lord Paul

Lord Paul

Business magnate, philanthropist and politician. Born Swraj Paul at Jalandhar, Punjab, India. He moved to England in 1966 to get treatment for his daughter who was suffering from leukaemia. Founded...

Person, Commerce, Philanthropy, Politics & Administration, India

2 memorials