The Matchgirls Memorial is delighted to be invited by Newington Green Meeting House to speak in this panel discussion. A wide range of topics will be discussed such as being a female artist in the arts industry and other historic issues such as the marriage bar and women’s inclusion.
East End History Club: The Matchgirls Strike of 1888
We were delighted to be invited by the Tower Hamlets Local History Library & Archives to speak about how Sam Johnson discovered the involvement of her Great Grandmother, Sarah Chapman, one of the workers at the factory and a resident of Stepney.
Manor Park Cemetery & Crematorium, Sebert Rd, Forest Gate, London E7 0NP, UK
The lovely residents of Forest Gate organised a beautiful celebration of Sarah Chapman's life. Sam Johnson was invited to say a few words and then around 50 people laid single flowers on Sarah's grave. See more on our webpage https://www.matchgirls1888.org/sarah-a-celebration-of-her-life.