Plaque to Samuel Holberry
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Heart of the city
Location: Peace Gardens, Sheffield, South Yorkshire. Plaque on the side wall of the Peace Gardens: "These Cascades are dedicated to the memory of SAMUEL HOLBERRY Sheffield Chartist Leader 1814-1842. He died in York Castle on the 1st June 1842 after suffering two years imprisonment for his part in the Sheffield Rising of January 1840. He gave his life for what he believed to be the true interest of the people of England. A democratic society that would guarantee Freedom, Equality and Security for All."
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Creator Dates - Active:
20th century ; 21st century
Stone-carver and calligraphy.
British - Welsh.
Public art -- England -- Sheffield
Memorials -- England -- Sheffield
Heritage tourism -- England -- Sheffield
Holberry, Samuel, 1814-1842