Wednesday 21 October 2020

Florence Saward - Workers Union Organiser

County Councillor Florence (Saward) Balaam famous Workers Union Organiser

Led the Braintree Silk Mill Girls Strike (and Bocking) Courtaulds strike in November 1913

and Witham silk Glove strike of 1919

Victor in elections over the Duchess of Grafton to take the Euston Division on West Suffolk Council

Clarion Youth Hostel at Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire, where Florence Saward (Balaam) was warden opened 1933

Born Braintree Essex (possibly White Notley)Retired to
2 Conyers Green, Great Barton, Suffolk