‘Canting humbugs’ was the way some in Bristol characterised opponents of the ‘Great War’. But it is now clear that men like local councillor Walter Ayles, prepared to go to prison for their beliefs, had considerable local support. A talk with video extracts.

Venue: Kingfisher Cafe, 99 Burley Grove Fishponds BS16 2LE.

Walter Ayles 1927
Walter Ayles 1927.

 

Walter Ayles Blue Plaque 12 Sation Road Ashley Down Bristol
The Blue Plaque on 12 Station Road, Ashley Down, Bristol, between 1911 and 1928. The unveiling was on 17 April, 2016.

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