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Plymouth in Devon County, England, United Kingdom
 

The Tolpuddle Martyrs

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, August 4, 2018
1. The Tolpuddle Martyrs Marker
Inscription.
The Tolpuddle Martyrs
This Plaque, Placed Here by Members
Of the Various Trades Unions Affiliated
To the Plymouth and District Trades
Council Commemorates the Landing
Near This Spot on 18th March 1838
of
James Loveless, James Brine
Thomas and John Stanfield
(4 of the 6 Dorset Farm Workers
After Exile in Australia)
Freedom and Justice was their Cause
5th May 1956

 
Location. 50° 21.969′ N, 4° 8.022′ W. Marker is in Plymouth, England, in Devon County. Marker can be reached from Commercial Road just from The Barbican, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Plymouth, England PL1 2LR, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Arrival of NC4 (here, next to this marker); Sailing of the Mayflower (here, next to this marker); 350th Anniversary of the Mayflower (here, next to this marker); Iron Pipes (here, next to this marker); The Roanoke Colonies (here, next to this marker); Pilgrims Point - The Mayflower Steps (a few steps from this marker); Wreck of the “Sea Venture”
The Tolpuddle Martyrs Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 4, 2018
2. The Tolpuddle Martyrs Marker
(a few steps from this marker); Sir Humphey Gilbert’s Voyage (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Plymouth.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. A marker on the Dorset Shire Hall Historic Courthouse, where the Tolpuddle Martyrs were tried and sentenced to “Seven Years Transportation” – exile to Australia.
 
Also see . . .  Tolpuddle Martyrs on Wikipedia. (Submitted on September 27, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Labor Unions
 
The Tolpuddle Martyrs Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 4, 2018
3. The Tolpuddle Martyrs Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 27, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 27, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 25 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 27, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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