A statue's been unveiled today to mark the two hundredth anniversary of a Luddite uprising at Liversedge in West Yorkshire.

The Luddite's were workers who smashed equipment in nineteenth century mills because mechanisation was putting them out of work.

Advertisement

Liversedge "Luddites"

A statue has been unveiled at Liversedge in West Yorkshire to commemorate the two hundredth anniversary of a Luddite uprising at a local mill.