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The Tolpuddle Martyrs Quiz.

James and George Loveless, James Hammett, James Brine, Thomas and John Standfield all brave men who formed their Union in 1834. 8 Questions.

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The Tolpuddle Martyrs were workers employed in what kind of jobs?

  • Heavy Industry
  • Factory Work
  • Agriculture
  • Barge Workers

Question 2 Photo

The Tolpuddle Martyrs come from the village of Tolpuddle, what county in England is it situated in?

  • Hampshire
  • Dorset
  • Somerset
  • Devon

Question 3 Photo

When tried and found guilty what crime did The Tolpuddle Martyrs commit apart from forming a Trade Union?

  • Taking a secret oath
  • Hitting an officer of the law
  • Cursing the King
  • Fighting

Question 4 Photo

The Tolpuddle Martyrs wages in 1834 were six shillings a week, what would that sum amount to today?

  • £2.00
  • 30 pence
  • £1.50
  • £5.00

Question 5 Photo

What sentence was passed on the Tolpuddle Martyrs?

  • Deported for seven years to Australia
  • All sentenced to death
  • Hard labour 10 years
  • Branded as traitors

Question 6 Photo

After a huge public outcry and a petition of 800,000 the Tolpuddle Martyrs returned to England after serving three years; where was a massive gathering held to support them?

  • Manchester
  • Liverpool
  • London
  • Norwich

Question 7 Photo

While in Australia who sustained the families of the Tolpuddle Martyrs?

  • The British Government
  • Funds raised by their Trade Union
  • Paupers Fund
  • Foreign Aid

Question 8 Photo

The Tolpuddle Martyrs are remembered to this day, they started meeting under what tree to form their Trade Union?

  • Oak
  • Yew
  • Birch
  • Sycamore