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John H. Standfield
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Birth: Dec. 20, 1812
Dorset, England
Death: Sep. 28, 1898
London
Ontario, Canada

Tolpuddle Martyr. Transported from Dorset, England, to Australia for joining the world's first trades union, to improve the wages and conditions of agricultural workers. He was pardoned after public outcry, and settled first in Essex, England, then in London, Ontario. He was the eldest son of Thomas Standfield, another of the Martyrs, and another, James Brine, was his brother-in-law. He had eight children, Julian Wesley, Theophilus Washington, Charity Madeline, and Mary, born in Essex; Wesley Loveless, Herbert Thurgood, Evangeline and Gertrude born in Canada. Mary died on the voyage to Canada. At one time Mayor of East London, he ran a shop, and founded a choir. (His middle name was possibly Herbert.) Age 85.

The memorials of the other Tolpuddle Martyrs can be found on Find A Grave:
James Brine
James Hammett
George Loveless
James Loveless
Thomas Standfield
 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas Standfield (1791 - 1864)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Standfield (1826 - 1888)*
 
 Sibling:
  John H. Standfield (1812 - 1898)
  Elizabeth Stanfield Brine (1818 - 1906)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Pleasant Cemetery and Crematorium
London
Middlesex County
Ontario, Canada
Plot: section N
 
Created by: Sheilia W.
Record added: Jun 05, 2010
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John H. Standfield
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John H. Standfield
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You were a brave man.
- annamarie tatum
 Added: Aug. 7, 2010
Tolpuddle Martyr / Pioneer of trades unionism / Champion of freedom.
- Sheilia W.
 Added: Jun. 5, 2010
 
 
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