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Odger, George (1813–1877), shoemaker and trade unionist, was born in Roborough, south Devon, the son of John Odger, a Cornish miner. After attending the village school, he became a shoemaker at an early age, tramping about the country before settling in London, where he became active in the ...


George Odger (1813–1877) by W. H. Midwinter © National Portrait Gallery, London