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Pickard, Benjaminlocked

(1842–1904)
  • John Benson

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Pickard, Benjamin (1842–1904), trade unionist and politician, was born on 28 February 1842 at Kippax, Yorkshire, the son of Thomas and Elizabeth Pickard. He was educated locally until the age of twelve, left school to join his father in the pit, and went on to work at other jobs at the collieries belonging to ...

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