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Loveless, George (1797–1874), leader of the ‘Tolpuddle martyrs’, was born in Tolpuddle, Dorset, on 2 February 1797, the seventh of the ten surviving children of Thomas Loveless (1762–1838), a labourer, and his wife, Dinah, née Stickland (1768–1809). From boyhood he worked on local farms and became a Methodist lay preacher. He married, on 26 December 1824, ...

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Stuart, James (1775–1849), landowner, politician, and factory inspector, was the eldest son of Dr Charles Stuart (1745/6–1826), of Dunearn in Fife, and Mary, the daughter of the Revd Dr John Erskine. His father was minister of Cramond, on the Firth of Forth, and later a physician in ...

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Tolpuddle Martyrs [Dorchester Labourers, Six Men of Dorset] (act. 1834–c. 1845), agricultural labourers and trade unionists from the village of Tolpuddle in Dorset, became famous as victims of injustice, whose sentences of transportation caused a public outcry in 1834.

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Tolpuddle Martyrs (act. 1834–c. 1845) by unknown engraver, pubd 1838 [Tolpuddle Martyrs (act. 1834–c.1845) [the five who returned from Australia in March 1838, left to right, above]: James Brine (1812–1902), "Thomas Standfield (1789–1864), John Standfield (1812–1898), and James Loveless (1808–1873); and (centre, below) George Loveless (1797–1874)] Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales

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Williams, (Owen) Alfred (1877–1930), poet and writer on rural and industrial life, was born in South Marston, near Swindon, Wiltshire, the fifth of eight surviving children and the youngest of four sons of Elias Lloyd Williams (1849–1899), a decorative woodworker from Conwy, Wales...