Match Workers Strike, Bow 1888

Was your ancestor involved in the London-based Match Worker's Strike of 1888? The event caused much publicity at the time, snowballing from the dismissal of a worker to what is now considered a milestone in the history of British trade unionism as 714 women and teenage girls fought for their colleague, fair pay and safe working conditions.

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