CodeDS/UK/2734
Dates1796 - 1861
Person NameDuncombe; Thomas Slingsby (1796 - 1861)
SurnameDuncombe
ForenamesThomas Slingsby
ActivityWhig MP for Hertford, 1826-1832 and Finsbury, 1834-1861.

He chaired the national conference of trades in 1845 and helped organize the National Association of United Trades for the Protection of Labour (NAUT), serving as the body’s president for seven years. A frequent speaker at trade union functions, and came out in public support of a number of strikes.

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