Archives For 1972

Miners pickets at West Drayton Coal depot West London during 1972 strike © NLA/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners pickets at West Drayton Coal depot West London during 1972 strike
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Miner Idris Moseley picking coal, riddling, for his pensioner neighbour at old tip or slag heap in Pontlottyn, South Wales during 1972 miners' strike © Martin Mayer/reportdigital.co.uk

Miner Idris Moseley picking coal, riddling, for his pensioner neighbour at old tip or slag heap in Pontlottyn, South Wales during 1972 miners’ strike
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Children walking home from school in shadow of Pontlottyn colliery pit wheel. South Wales during 1972 miners' strike © Martin Mayer/reportdigital.co.uk

Children walking home from school in shadow of Pontlottyn colliery pit wheel. South Wales during 1972 miners’ strike
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Local shop in Pontlottyn, South Wales showing a poster for a rally supporting miners during 1972 miners' strike © Martin Mayer/reportdigital.co.uk

Local shop in Pontlottyn, South Wales showing a poster for a rally supporting miners during 1972 miners’ strike
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Nantymoel pit village, Ogmore Vale, South Wales, overshadowed by the pit head and slag heap, during 1972 miners' strike © Martin Mayer/reportdigital.co.uk

Nantymoel pit village, Ogmore Vale, South Wales, overshadowed by the pit head and slag heap, during 1972 miners’ strike
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Miners picketing West Wales National Coal Board Offices during strike. © Martin Mayer/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners picketing West Wales National Coal Board Offices during strike.
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Mass meeting of miners from Wheldale colliery, near Castleford, West Yorkshire during 1972 strike, addressed by Pete Bolderson of Glasshoughton. © NLA/reportdigital.co.uk

Mass meeting of miners from Wheldale colliery, near Castleford, West Yorkshire during 1972 strike, addressed by Pete Bolderson of Glasshoughton.
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Miners pickets at West Drayton Coal depot West London during 1972 strike. © NLA/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners pickets at West Drayton Coal depot West London during 1972 strike.
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Derbyshire miners wives demonstrate outside parliament in support of their husbands. © NLA/reportdigital.co.uk

Derbyshire miners wives demonstrate outside parliament in support of their husbands.
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Kent miners' wives demonstrate outside Parliament in support of their husbands. London © NLA/reportdigital.co.uk

Kent miners’ wives demonstrate outside Parliament in support of their husbands. London
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Protest in support of the NUM, London, 1972 © Mike Tull/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest in support of the NUM, London, 1972
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Miners from Ogilvie pit picket Fockriw open cast mine in South Wales during 1972 miners' strike © Martin Mayer/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners from Ogilvie pit picket Fockriw open cast mine in South Wales during 1972 miners’ strike
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Derbyshire miners wives demonstrate outside parliament in support of their husbands.© NLA/reportdigital.co.uk

Derbyshire miners wives demonstrate outside parliament in support of their husbands.© NLA/reportdigital.co.uk
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Miners from Ogilvie pit picket Fockriw open cast mine in South Wales during 1972 miners' strike © Martin Mayer/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners from Ogilvie pit picket Fockriw open cast mine in South Wales during 1972 miners’ strike
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March past the Shrewsbury Court where 24 building workers were indicted on conspiracy charges arising from picketing during the building workers strike of 1972. Ricky Tomlinson (carrying the Kill the Lump placard Building workers Charter) and Des Warren (next to him with hands in pocket) were jailed later and became know as the Shrewsbury 2.  © Peter Arkell/reportdigital.co.uk

March past the Shrewsbury Court where 24 building workers were indicted on conspiracy charges arising from picketing during the building workers strike of 1972. Ricky Tomlinson (carrying the Kill the Lump placard Building workers Charter) and Des Warren (next to him with hands in pocket) were jailed later and became know as the Shrewsbury 2.
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Ricky Tomlinson, one of the Shrewsbury 2 jailed building workers, is led by his wife Marlene through a scrum of supporters and journalists after his release from jail. Leicester Prison © Peter Arkell/reportdigital.co.uk

Ricky Tomlinson, one of the Shrewsbury 2 jailed building workers, is led by his wife Marlene through a scrum of supporters and journalists after his release from jail. Leicester Prison
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Len Murray gen sec of the TUC speaking to building workers demanding that he take action to free the jailed Shrewsbury pickets.  London © NLAC/reportdigital.co.uk

Len Murray gen sec of the TUC speaking to building workers demanding that he take action to free the jailed Shrewsbury pickets. London
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Protest in support of the Shrewsbury Two, Des Warren & Ricky Tomlinson, outside the High Court. © Mike Tomlinson/reportdigital.co.uk/Report Archive

Protest in support of the Shrewsbury Two, Des Warren & Ricky Tomlinson, outside the High Court.
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Lobby of law courts by building workers demanding the release on bail of the Shrewsbury pickets on trial for conspiracy. London © NLAC/reportdigital.co.uk

Lobby of law courts by building workers demanding the release on bail of the Shrewsbury pickets on trial for conspiracy. London
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March through London to demand the release of the Shrewsbury 2.  © NLAC/reportdigital.co.uk

March through London to demand the release of the Shrewsbury 2.
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Shrewsbury Two: national demonstration calling for the release from jail of Ricky Tomlnson & Des Warren for their trade union activities, 1975. © John Sturrock/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Shrewsbury Two: national demonstration calling for the release from jail of Ricky Tomlnson & Des Warren for their trade union activities, 1975.
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Protest in support of the Shrewsbury Two, Ricky Tomlinson and Des Warren, jailed for conspiracy. Lobby of Parliament © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest in support of the Shrewsbury Two, Ricky Tomlinson and Des Warren, jailed for conspiracy. Lobby of Parliament
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Ricky Tomlinson leaving Leicester jail on his release from prison having been jailed for conspiracy as one of the Shrewsbury Two. © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Ricky Tomlinson leaving Leicester jail on his release from prison having been jailed for conspiracy as one of the Shrewsbury Two.
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Shrewsbury Two: Marlene Tomlinson, wife of Ricky Tomlinson, on the day of his release from Leicester Prison, having been jailed for his trade union activities, 1975. © John Sturrock/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Shrewsbury Two: Marlene Tomlinson, wife of Ricky Tomlinson, on the day of his release from Leicester Prison, having been jailed for his trade union activities, 1975.
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Shrewsbury Two: Ricky Tomlinson, on the day of his release from Leicester Prison, having been jailed for his trade union activities, 1975. © John Sturrock/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Shrewsbury Two: Ricky Tomlinson, on the day of his release from Leicester Prison, having been jailed for his trade union activities, 1975.
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