The Tolpuddle Martyrs were a group of agricultural labourers who were tried and transported to Australia for the 'crime' of trying to form a union. Their story is key to the formation of modern trades unionism.

This online store lets you buy books, presentation gifts and memorabilia about the Martyrs.

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Shop : Christmas Gifts : Tolpuddle Tree Engraved Wooden Pendant

When the National Trust coppiced the great Tolpuddle Martyrs' sycamore tree recently we got some of the wood. The Museum has commissioned craftsman Sean Carter of Aberfanturning to produce a limited number of handmade items made from this special timber. The 330-year-old Martyrs' Tree, believed to be the oldest Sycamore in Britain and maybe the world, is only coppiced like this four  or five times every 100 years. This was a rare opportunity to make something beutiful from this important tree. These are wonderful and meaningful things to own or would make a gift. The pendants are on a natural waxed leather thong.

SKU: SKU276

Our price: £10.00

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