During the Anglo-Irish War, units of the Irish Republican Army operated in England, conducting propaganda, fund-raising, gun-running, and sabotage campaigns.
List of events in this era
The Co-operative Women’s Guild was established in 1883 (originally named the Women’s League for the Spread of Co-operation, it changed its name in 1885).
On the 10 May 1926 a group of striking miners from Cramlington in Northumberland removed a section of railway a few miles north of Newcastle in order to stop any further movement of trains.
A co-operative society was established in Newcastle in 1860. The Newcastle Society first acquired property in Newgate Street in 1864.
John Morley and Jack Sadler, conscientious objectors from the First World War, were the main inspirers of the Newcastle War Resisters Group of conscientious objectors, with its motto, ‘The highest