North Wales Quarrymen's Union

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The North Wales Quarrymen's Union (NWQU) was a trade union in the United Kingdom.wikipedia
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William John Parry

W. J. Parry
Parry was a leading voice in a range of activities and causes, and was the first general secretary of the North Wales Quarrymen's Union.

Robert Jones (Labour politician)

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From 1908 to 1933, he was General Secretary of the North Wales Quarrymen's Union.

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The North Wales Quarrymen's Union (NWQU) was a trade union in the United Kingdom.

United Kingdom

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The North Wales Quarrymen's Union (NWQU) was a trade union in the United Kingdom.

Caernarfon

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It was founded on 27 April 1874 at the Queen's Hotel, Caernarfon after a month of discussions between quarrymen from Dinorwic and other supporters.

David Lloyd George

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Initially the union was not led by miners but radical Liberals who later became supporters of David Lloyd George's Cymru Fydd

Cymru Fydd

Initially the union was not led by miners but radical Liberals who later became supporters of David Lloyd George's Cymru Fydd

Transport and General Workers' Union

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It affiliated with the Transport and General Workers' Union in 1923, but maintained a separate identity until 1960.

Members of Parliament sponsored by mining unions

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A small number of MPs were sponsored by other trade unions related to the mining industry, such as the Cumberland Iron Ore Miners' and Kindred Trades' Association, the North Wales Quarrymen's Union, and the National Association of Colliery Overmen, Deputies and Shotfirers, and are covered in the articles on those unions.

Bethesda, Gwynedd

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Penrhyn Quarry suffered a three-year strike led by the North Wales Quarrymen's Union between 1900 and 1903 - the longest industrial dispute in British History.

Ellis Davies

Ellis William Davies
He was also director of several companies and solicitor for the North Wales Quarrymen's Union.

North Wales Miners' Association

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In 1894, the North Wales Quarrymen's Union affiliated to the association, increasing its membership by 13,000, although they soon left again.

Charles Breese (politician)

Charles Edward Breese
The three candidates for the nomination were Breese, Ellis Davies and R. T. Jones, the general secretary of the North Wales Quarrymen's Union who was actually the Labour candidate.