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Ellen Wilkinson 1891 – 1947

Ellen Wilkinson was celebrated on Day 11 of the cycle ride, Richmond to Jarrow, where she was the MP. This was Monday, 15th June, 2015. South Tyneside Council organised a reception that evening at the Jarrow memorial.


Ellen Wilkinson was a Labour MP, co-organiser of the 1935 Jarrow March and mental health campaigner. There is much more information about Ellen on Wikipedia.