March 18, 1899

On this day in south west Hertfordshire

On this day in south west Hertfordshire

First published in News Watford Observer: Photograph of the Author by , Nostalgia Editor

The labourers working on the electric light trenches were still out on strike as we went to press. At the council meeting on Thursday evening, it was stated that the men were asking 6d an hour instead of 5½d.

[From the Watford Observer of March 18, 1899]

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