Will Thorne MP
(1857-1946)

Died aged c. 89

William James Thorne CBE (8 October 1857 – 2 January 1946), known as Will Thorne, was a British trade unionist, activist and one of the first Labour Members of Parliament (MPs).

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Commemorated on 2 plaques

Will Thorne 1857-1946 Trade Union Leader and Labour M.P. lived here

1 Lawrence Road, West Ham, Newham, E13, London, United Kingdom where they lived

Will Thorne, founder of the National Union of General and Municipal Workers

Lucas Industries, Great King Street, Hockley, Birmingham, United Kingdom where they was