This is copy of letter sent to Cllrs David Wright and Carolyn Healy ahead of discussion on the Cinderloo project. Dear David and Carolyn Thanks for agreeing to meet us to discuss the Cinderloo 1821 project. We thought it might be helpful to set out some thoughts from the group ahead of the meeting for... Continue Reading →
Cinderloo 1821 the community group set up to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the battle of Cinderloo is launching a public petition calling on Telford & Wrekin Council to include Cinderloo in the names being considered to for the Telford central railway bridge. On Saturday the group have a walk arranged as part of the... Continue Reading →
Rough outline of route. The walk will start at 10am from the back of the Crown Inn next to the Oakengates bus station. The post code is TF2 6EA and there are public car parks in the vicinity. The route is approximately 5 miles, mainly on footpaths, there is one area where the ground is... Continue Reading →
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
In a significant breakthrough for the Cinderloo 1821 project, local historian and ex-miner Malcolm Peel has identified the burial places for the 3 men who died in the Battle of Cinderloo with further evidence indicating where they lived and their personal circumstances.
The meeting was opened by Pete Jackson and the 36 people present introduced themselves and explained their interest in the project. Apologies were received from Cllr Shaun Davies, Georgina Grant (IGMT) and Edward Thomas from Wrekin Housing Trust, Louise Bremner, Andrew Naylor, Dave Auger, Kate Barnes, Amanda Hillier, Concepta Cassar and Jean Aitkin Annual report... Continue Reading →
Campaign for new Telford railway footbridge to be called the Cinderloo Bridge
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 →