The Fielden Statue, Todmorden, West Yorkshire

Statue of John Fielden MP, in celebration of the 'Ten Hours Act' 1847. Designed by J H Foley in 1863 and cast in 1869. The Ten Hours Act reduced the permitted maximum hours of work for women and children to 10 hrs per day and 58 in any one week.


West Yorkshire Todmorden


Victorian (1837 - 1901)


statue memorial remembrance work social welfare Victorian (1837 - 1901)