Connell, Jim

(born 1852 - died 1929)

Local connection
Local resident.

Connell, an Irish Socialist and author, was the Secretary of the Workmen's Legal Friendly Society.

He wrote the Labour anthem The Red Flag in 1889, on a train between Charing Cross and New Cross.

In 'Who's Who' he gave his hobby as poaching.

22A Stondon Park, SE23.

Sponsor, date erected
Lewisham Council.

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