Coal Strike – Missionaries Report – 10,000 people Spoken to

June 1926

Mexborough and Swinton Times June 4, 1926

Missionaries Report

The Denaby and Cadeby miners, Messrs T. Mullins, J. Jerran and H. Brownsword, who left Conisborough last Tuesday and who are touring the country in one of the Denaby and Cadeby coal lorries, write:

“We arrived at Derby early on Wednesday morning, but a severe thunderstorms spoiled the meeting which should have been held. We proceeded to Leicester and the coal lorry advertised a meeting that evening, and 1000 people attended. A collection, which was taken was forwarded to the emergency fund.

We arrived at Northampton on Friday, morning and addressed a meeting of 1200. Since starting we have spoken to about 10,000 people, and the general impression is that the miners are justified in maintaining their position.

In spite of the weather and sleeping in the lorry, we feel fit. We anticipate a busy time at Coventry and Rugby.”