The Jarrow Crusade winds its way to London

The marchers are seen with supporters along the route.
The marchers are seen with supporters along the route.

Today we feature more images of the Jarrow Marchers, who began their journet to London 80 years ago this week.

They were protesting about unemployment and the poverty being suffered in their hometown.

George Smith, the oldest man on the march.

George Smith, the oldest man on the march.

Today’s pictures feature the march marshall, Councillor David Riley, one of the organisers, Joe Symonds, and the oldest marcher, George Smith.

March marshall Councillor David Riley, the man in charge.

March marshall Councillor David Riley, the man in charge.

Joe Symonds - one of the organisers.

Joe Symonds - one of the organisers.