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    Tolpuddle Martyr's Day celebrations in Dorchester.

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    Dorchester, Dorset.

    Several shots of Hugh Dalton Chancellor of the Exchequer talking to the carnival queen at Tolpuddle Martyrs Day celebrations in Dorchester. Various shots of Hugh Dalton walking through crowd, shaking hands and chatting with people. Some banners marking the celebrations are seen. CU. Board with inscription with names of the six Martyrs who received sentence of deportation in the year 1834 for organising an early form of Trades Union. Several shots of the gate erected in honour of the six men. Several shots of country cottage where the early Trades Union meetings were held. Several shots of the exterior of courtroom where the men were sentenced with crowd gathered for the unveiling of the memorial plaque. Several shots of the carnival procession moving through crowded streets.

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    Information found in the old record - Cuts 47/59.

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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:11:00 / 01:52:51:00
    UN 1764 E

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