Sarah Irving

I do things with words, mainly English and Arabic

Davy Jones of Ollerton…

The Orgreave Truth & Justice Campaign posted this scanned letter at the weekend, together with the following background:

After the death of striking miner, Davy Jones, on the Ollerton picket line in March ’84, the scab Working Miners’ Committee sent his parents a letter of condolence and a cheque for £250.00 (a significant sum then).
This is his parents’ reply…

Ollerton letter

How much has been forgotten since then…

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This entry was posted on July 3, 2013 by in Britain, Politics and tagged , , , , , , .
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