The Great Strike Of Penrhyn Quarry Quarry
mar 19, 2020 the great strike of penrhyn quarry. pcmadmin 20, pm 632. the great strike at the penrhyn quarry, from 1900 until 1903, was one of the largest disputes in the industrial history of britain. although there had been strikes before at the quarry, there had never been one on such a large scale and the local society would be nov 27, 2020 the quarry served as a landmark to the village, which drew visitors from across britain, including queen victoria. according to historian hazel pierce, the slate and strikes projects advisor, lord penrhyn had deep-seated grievances with his workers and their unions after losing his seat in parliament in 1880.