Saturday 24 March 2007

William Codling - Norfolk

William G Codling

Of Briston, Norfolk

Around 1907 William Codling was appointed "Walking delegete" organiser at 2s a day for the Eastern Counties Agricultural Labourers & Small Holders Union established in 1906 (later National Union of Agricltural labourers & rural Workers Union)

Parish and District Councillor

Lost job as a farm worker because he became a councillor

later full time organiser for the National Union of Agricltural Labourers & Rural Workers Union