Samuel Plimsoll: The Sailor's Friend

The BackTracker History Show

Mar 25 2024 • 26 mins

Samuel Plimsoll: The Sailor's Friend

Season: 5 Episode: 12

Samuel Plimsoll was a British politician and social reformer who lived from 1824 to 1898. He is primarily remembered for his efforts to improve the safety of seafaring vessels and the conditions of sailors during the 19th century.

CAST

Samuel Plimsoll - Molly Jefferies

Vanity Fair Article - Sam Roberts

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SOURCES

Belfast Weekly News - Saturday 13 September 1890

Penrith Observer - Tuesday 07 June 1898

Kingswood history Society

National Museums Liverpool

UK Parliament

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