3pm, repeated 4.30pm
A Talk by David Glover
In August 1842, People Power brought the mills of Halifax to a total standstill.
This was ‘The Great Strike.’ How and why did this extraordinary situation arise?
What did Plug-drawing involve, and what was the input of local Chartists?
Soldiers were attacked at Salterhebble, innocent citizens were assaulted by troopers, some being killed.
David attempts to explain the confusion…