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The Private Man

in The Lancashire Giant: David Shackleton, Labour Leader and Civil Servant

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239444
eISBN:
9781846313455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239444.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the private life of David Shackleton. It describes what kind of person Shackleton was and his conduct in the family circle. It discusses his relationship with his wife and ... More


The Public Man

in The Lancashire Giant: David Shackleton, Labour Leader and Civil Servant

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239444
eISBN:
9781846313455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239444.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the life of David Shackleton as a public man. It highlights his arresting physical presence which led the press to give him the nicknames ‘the giant M.P.,’ ‘the Labour giant,’ ... More


The Member for Clitheroe, 1902–1906

in The Lancashire Giant: David Shackleton, Labour Leader and Civil Servant

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239444
eISBN:
9781846313455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239444.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on the work of David Shackleton as Member of Parliament for Clitheroe. It explains that Shackleton formally took his place in the House of Commons in August 1902 and gave his ... More


The Lancashire Giant: David Shackleton, Labour Leader and Civil Servant

Ross M. Martin

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239444
eISBN:
9781846313455
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313455
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book tells the story of a nine-year-old cotton weaver who went on to carve out two extraordinary careers for himself. In the first, David Shackleton became a truly dominating presence in the ... More


Leaving the Movement

in The Lancashire Giant: David Shackleton, Labour Leader and Civil Servant

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239444
eISBN:
9781846313455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239444.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the career shift of David Shackleton from the trade union movement to the civil service. It explains that Shackleton was appointed Senior Labour Adviser to the Home Office in ... More


The Civil Servant, 1910–1925

in The Lancashire Giant: David Shackleton, Labour Leader and Civil Servant

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239444
eISBN:
9781846313455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239444.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the career of David Shackleton as a civil servant during the period from 1910 to 1925. It discusses the duties and responsibilities of Shackleton as Senior Labour Adviser and ... More


The Labour Leader as Parliamentarian, 1906–1907

in The Lancashire Giant: David Shackleton, Labour Leader and Civil Servant

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239444
eISBN:
9781846313455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239444.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the career of David Shackleton as a labour leader and Member of Parliament in 1906–1907. It describes two events in 1906 that saw him clearly emerge as a towering figure in the ... More


The Clitheroe By-election

in The Lancashire Giant: David Shackleton, Labour Leader and Civil Servant

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239444
eISBN:
9781846313455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239444.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the preparation of David Shackleton for the Clitheroe by-election to replace Ughtred Kay-Shuttleworth who was elevated to the House of Lords. It suggests that the selection of ... More


The Local Union Official, 1893–1902

in The Lancashire Giant: David Shackleton, Labour Leader and Civil Servant

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239444
eISBN:
9781846313455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239444.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the career of David Shackleton as a local trade union official in Lancashire during the period from 1893 and 1902. It discusses his selection to become secretary of the ... More


The Labour Leader as Trade Unionist, 1908–1910

in The Lancashire Giant: David Shackleton, Labour Leader and Civil Servant

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239444
eISBN:
9781846313455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239444.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the shift of David Shackleton's focus from parliament to trade union work during the period from 1980 to 1910. It explains that he was the president of the Weavers' Amalgamation ... More


Beginnings, 1863–1893

in The Lancashire Giant: David Shackleton, Labour Leader and Civil Servant

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239444
eISBN:
9781846313455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239444.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines David Shackleton personal life and his early career in the labour movement. It discusses his family background, his employment as a ‘halftime’ weaver in a cotton mill at the age ... More


Introduction

in The Lancashire Giant: David Shackleton, Labour Leader and Civil Servant

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239444
eISBN:
9781846313455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239444.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume which is the career of David Shackleton of Lancashire, England as a labour leader and civil servant. This volume aims to remedy the ... More


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