“Remember the dead – Fight for the living”

Cinderloo 1821 the group established to commemorate the battle that took place in 1821 when 3 colliers died fighting against the harsh conditions that they were required to work in are extending their campaign to link with other groups who would like to see these conditions recognised

Notice of Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of Cinderloo 1821 will be held at Elephant and Castle Dawley on 21st February 2019 starting at 7pm Please send apologies and suggestions for the agenda to Cinderloo@gmail.com Agenda Note of meeting held February 2018 Report on first year’s activity and plans for 2019 Pete Jackson and Andrew Howe Accounts update from Treasurer... Continue Reading →

The march – how events unfolded.

The following article compiled by Malcolm Peel has relied on facts from the Salopian Journal dated Wednesday March 28th, 1821, which gave the account of the trial. Several witnesses were called, including a twelve-year-old boy from Pain’s Lane. (St. Georges).  A Mr. Pearson stated the case to the Jury. He said, “the iron trade having... Continue Reading →

Press release 13th September 2018

With Telford celebrating its 50th anniversary a new community group has been set up to commemorate an event that took place in the town nearly 200 years ago. Cinderloo1821 believes we need to look back further to understand the geography, culture and politics of the communities that form the heart of the new town today,... Continue Reading →

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