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Celebrating the chainmakers of Cradley Heath

13 Sep 2011, By

Have you checked the loose change in your pocket or purse today? Got a 50 pence piece? How would you feel if you had to work a fifty-hour week for that one coin? Well, in 1910 the women chainmakers of Cradley Heath won an industrial dispute which gave them a weekly income of 50p –…

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