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Plaque Unveiling, William Parker (1790-1858), Labourer, Chelsea Pensioner, and Chartist. Cumberland Arms, Byker, Newcastle
August 13 @ 11:00 - 12:00
William Parker was a leading advocate of the ‘The People’s Charter’ in the 1830s and later championed the rights of pensioners and the poor in general.
The commemorative plaque will be unveiled by the Lord Mayor of Newcastle at the Cumberland Arms public house, James Place Street (off Byker Bank), Ouseburn, Newcastle upon Tyne.
Directions: Byker Metro Station or the bus stop outside Morrisons on Shields Road – Byker Bank is off the roundabout at the bottom of Shields Road; James Place Street is near the top of Byker Bank on the right (north) side of the road.