Dorset > Central > Tolpuddle
Home · Dorset A-Z · Links · Extras · Map

A village in central Dorset which is most famous for its martyrs. In the early 19th century the labourers in this part of the country were in poverty bacause of agricultural wages. Protesting against this, six men were arrested, sentenced and deported to Austrailia.


Martyrs Cottage and the Martyrs Inn
Martyrs Inn Tolpuddle

Click on thumbnails for descriptions and bigger pictures.

St John's Church /James Hammett's grave a

1 · 2