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Dorchester in Dorset County, England, United Kingdom
 

Tolpuddle Martyrs

 
 
Tolpuddle Martyrs Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 3, 2018
1. Tolpuddle Martyrs Marker
Inscription.
In This Building
On March 19th, 1834
The Six Tolpuddle Martyrs Were Sentenced
To Seven Years Transportation
For Their Part in The Founding
Of Rural Trade Unionism
Unveiled by Alderman E.G. Good C.B.E.,J.P.,M.P.

President of the National Union of Agricultural Workers
July 1947

 
Erected 1947 by National Union of Agricultural Workers.
 
Location. 50° 42.918′ N, 2° 26.341′ W. Marker is in Dorchester, England, in Dorset County. Marker is on High West Street just from N Square, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Located on the Shire Hall Historic Courthouse Museum. Marker is in this post office area: Dorchester, England DT1 1UY, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Holy Trinity Church World War I Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Benjamin Ferrey Architect (within shouting distance of this marker); The Trafalgar Way (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); St Peter’s Parish World War I Memorial (about 150 meters away); The Town Pump (about 150 meters away);
The Shire Hall Historic Courthouse Museum image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 3, 2018
2. The Shire Hall Historic Courthouse Museum
The marker is to the right of the entrance
a different marker also named Benjamin Ferrey Architect (about 180 meters away); Dorchester World War II Monument (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); The Roman Walls (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dorchester.
 
Also see . . .
1. Tolpuddle Martyrs. (Submitted on September 22, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Shire Hall Historic Courthouse Museum. (Submitted on September 22, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Labor Unions
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 25, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 22, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 37 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 22, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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