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1931 (1975)

The description of Jarrow as “the town that was murdered” was coined by the town’s Ellen Wilkinson, and later provided the title for her Left Book Club volume, The Town That was Murdered: The Life-Story of Jarrow (London: Victor Gollancz, . In all, nineteen Tyneside shipyards closed in the decade following the First World War and, by approximately 81 percent of the workforce in Jarrow was out of work.

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[Original String]: 2. The description of Jarrow as “the town that was murdered” was coined by the town’s Labour MP, Ellen Wilkinson, and later provided the title for her Left Book Club volume, The Town That was Murdered: The Life-Story of Jarrow (London: Victor Gollancz, 1939). In all, nineteen Tyneside shipyards closed in the decade following the First World War and, by 1931, approximately 81 percent of the workforce in Jarrow was out of work. See Palmer’s Yard and the Town of Jarrow, ed. Vincent Rea (Jarrow: Bede Gallery, 1975).