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The story of the dockers" strike, told by two East Londoners

H. Llewellyn Smith

The story of the dockers" strike, told by two East Londoners

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Published by T. Fisher Unwin in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementH. Llewellyn Smith and Vaughan Nash ; with an introduction by Sydney Buxton.
ContributionsNash, Vaughan.
The Physical Object
Pagination190p. ;
Number of Pages190
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17428741M

If had shown that a common purpose was possible between the different worlds of the dockers and the Jewish East End, the events of went even further. was a year of bitter labour disputes, with the miners, railwaymen and dockers all going out on strike. The Jewish tailors went on strike in late April   The ongoing riots in North London, along with real-time data from Amazon, have provided a snapshot of what survival gear people are looking for during this crisis.   (The Washington Post) With less than 24 hours before polls opened, May attempted to seize back the initiative Wednesday by suggesting that she would change laws to fight the terrorist threat.   Synopsis Roman Londinium, Saxon Lundenwic, the medieval City of London, the great metropolis that has survived the Plague, the Fire and the Blitz - it's all here, along with the Tower of London, Westminster Abbey, Madam Tussaud's, the London Eye and all the famous landmarks. Richard Brassey /5(31).

The dock strike began over a dispute about 'plus' money during the unloading of the Lady Armstrong in the West India Docks. 'Plus' money was a bonus paid for completing work quickly. The East and West India Dock Company had cut their 'plus' rates to attract ships into their own docks rather than others.


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The story of the dockers" strike, told by two East Londoners by H. Llewellyn Smith Download PDF EPUB FB2

The story of the dockers' strike: told by two East Londoners by H. Llewellyn Smith; 4 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Dockers' Strike, London, England,Strikes and lockouts.

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Rights: Public Domain, Google-digitized. The story of the dockers' strike. Bath: C. Chivers Ltd. MLA Citation. Smith, H. Llewellyn. and Nash, Vaughan. The story of the dockers' strike [electronic resource] / told by two East Londoners, H.

Llewellyn Smith and Vaughan Nash ; with an introduction by Sydney Buxton C. Chivers Ltd Bath Australian/Harvard Citation. Smith, H. Llewellyn. The story of the dockers' strike told by two East Londoners. London: T.F. Unwin.

MLA Citation. Smith, H. Llewellyn. and Buxton, Sydney. and Nash, Vaughan. The story of the dockers' strike [electronic resource]: told by two East Londoners / H.

Llewellyn Smith and Vaughan Nash ; with an introduction by Sydney Buxton T.F. Unwin London Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Smith, Herbert Llewellyn, Sir, Story of the dockers' strike told by two East Londoners.

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Following a minor dispute at the South-West India Dock (Aug. 13, ), labour activists Ben Tillett, Tom Mann, and John Burns announced (August 19) the formation. Mile End Early in Hugh had to return to Yorkshire, partly because of his father’s death and partly due to illness. However, he returned to London implement the plan to move to 49 Beaumont Square with his four friends in May (The four soon became three with the departure of.

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Walking tours organised by UNITE and led by London Blue Badge Tourist Guides mark a ground breaking moment in history: The Dockers Strike 12 August – 14 September In the docks in East London were hit by a strike which captured the imagination of the whole of Britain, indeed many parts of the Empire would feel the effects in the long term of the.

12, London dockers strike overpay dispute. Full text is unavailable for this digitized archive article. Subscribers may view the full text of this article in its original form through TimesMachine. Dockers’ Stories from the Second World War is a collection of several true stories, drawn from Henry Bradford’s time as a Registered Docker in the Port of London.

Men were often killed and injured during their every-day work on the docks; nonetheless, never was the bravery of these men so tested as during times of war/5(2). QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF ECONOMICS by two East Londoners. With an Introduction by Sydney Buxton.

London: Unwin. 8vo. STANLEY (MAUDE). Clubs for Work. The strike spread to the East India Dock, and the Port of London was brought to a standstill. The dockers' marches through the City, stage-managed by Burns and made spectacular by the banners and emblems and totem poles crowned with stinking fish-heads and rotting onions - current samples of the dockers' diet - went from strength to strength.

A Strike Empties London’s Underground. Aboveground Is a Different Story. More than two million commuters were thought to be affected by the walkout, which came amid cold, rainy weather, a.

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He was a leader of the "new unionism" of that focused on organizing unskilled workers. He played a major role in founding the Dockers Union, and played a prominent role as a strike leader in dock strikes in and Stevedores and Dockers: a Study of Trade Unionism in the Port of London, John Christopher Lovell.

Macmillan, - Labor unions - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in. FLASHBAK to 18/07/ A general view of the mass meeting of Liverpool dockers at the pier-head. The Press Association reported.

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National dock strike begins Thousands of British dockers have begun an official strike to safeguard jobs. No cargo will be handled by the country's 42, registered dockers, but roll-on roll-off ferries will still pass through railway ports like Dover and Folkestone.

The Merseyside dockers’ struggle, which began over the sacking of young dockers inand lasted two and one quarter years, became the longest struggle in the history of the docks industry. It was historic in many other ways, the most important being that it was conditioned and determined by great changes which had taken place in the dock.

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The Story of London book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. From its foundation by the Romans in the middle of the first century a /5(6). It is always a bit of a thrill to come across a dockworker during the course of our genealogical research.

It is one of the characteristic employments of London past: at once we imagine our ancestor surrounded by the busy mayhem of the London docks – a part of the lively, noisy, grimy, hard-working life of the major trading port.The dockers shifted picketing to the prison itself.

Strikes broke out in Liverpool, Manchester and Hull with other scheme ports joining by Monday. 40, dockers were estimated to be on strike. From the prison, delegates were sent out to argue for solidarity action.

One group descended on Fleet Street, home of the national press. The building itself tells a story – of forced labour, commerce and profit. But the story inside is the story of London and how much it owes to the River Thames and the port that developed. By the 19th century London was the richest city in the world and the Dockers unloaded luxury goods from all over the world in enormous quantities.