Ben Turner in Memorial Hall, London, England - between 29 April, 1926 and 1 May, 1926

from About Myself, 1863–1930, pages 292, 294:

[As a trade union leader, Ben Turner was involved with events leading up to the General Strike of 1926]


During that memorable week before the strike was declared they called into consultation the Executives of the chief trades unions in the kingdom, The strike was not lightly entered into. […] The conferences were held in the Memorial Hall on the Thursday, Friday and Saturday, and circulars, leaflets and manifestoes were drawn up ready for any speedy eventuality.


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cite as

Ben Turner, About Myself, 1863–1930 (London, 1930), p. 292, 294. accessed: 27 May, 2024

location of experience: Memorial Hall, London, England


Ben Turner
journalist, millworker, politician (member of parliament 1922-24 and 1929-31), trade union organiser

Listening to

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community singing performed by TUC delegates

Experience Information

Date/Time between 29 April, 1926 and 1 May, 1926
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Thu, 02 Jun 2022 10:50:21 +0100
Approved on Thu, 16 Jun 2022 20:43:10 +0100