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The Tolpuddle Martyrs were a group of agricultural labourers who were tried and transported to Australia for the 'crime' of trying to form a union. Their story is key to the formation of modern trades unionism. Buy books, gifts and memorabilia about the Martyrs and the labour movement. 

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Shop : Tolpuddle Books : The Victims of Whiggery

First published under the direction of the Central Dorchester Committee in 1837 reprinted by the TUC Tolpuddle Martyrs’ Memorial Trust 2005

This excellent account of transportation and the trial written by George Loveless on his return to England. In his own words Loveless describes what happened up to the arrests and during his transportation. The hairs on your arms will stand up at the injustice metered out.


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