The Peterloo Massacre - Manchester 16th August 1819

The Peterloo Massacre - Manchester 16th August 1819

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Oldham 1817
William Fitton -
'The Lost Reformer'
From 'Short Stories About Failsworth Folk' by Sim Schofield
Some Radical Reformers
from 'Short Stories About Failsworth Folk' by Sim Schofield
Oldham 1817
John Knight
& a window into early 19thC
Radicalism in Oldham
The Story of Peterloo by F.A. Bruton - transcription link
The Story of Peterloo
by F.A. Bruton (full transcription)
NOTES & OBSERVATIONS, Critical & Explanatory, on the Papers Relative to the Internal State of the Country, Recently Presented to Parliament;
NOTES & OBSERVATIONS, Critical & Explanatory, on the Papers Relative to the Internal State of the Country, Recently Presented to Parliament; Dec. 1819
(Full transcription.)
"The Peterloo Massacre, Containing a Faithful Narrative of the events which Preceded, Accompanied, and Followed the Sixteenth of August, 1819"
Extracts from the 1819 Publication:
"The Peterloo Massacre, Containing a Faithful Narrative
of the events which Preceded, Accompanied, and Followed the Sixteenth of August, 1819"
Edited by 'an Observer'
Crime and Punishment 1800 to 1819 - Extracts from Diary of William Rowbottom
Crime, Comment and Punishment
1800 to 1819

in extracts from the diary of
William Rowbottom
William Rowbottom's Diary
Tables, by month and year, to
show the cost of basic
commodities,
sold locally, from
1800 - 1819, Includes comments on
trade & politics from Rowbottom and
Samuel Andrew, as recorded in
William Rowbottom's Diary
Samuel Collins - The Bard of Hale Moss - Reformer at Peterloo & Chartist.
Samuel Collins -
The Bard of Hale Moss.

Reformer at Peterloo
& Chartist.
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Peterloo - contemporary publications
Reference Sources with external Links - Duplicated on each website
This website                     Companion website
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Links below to Menu Page, for the Peterloo Project, on our companion website,
the Oldham Historical Research Group (page opens in new tab)

Peterloo - Maps & Diagrams
Six Maps & Diagrams
Relevant to Oldham & Peterloo
(also in the Archives section)
MY POLITICAL SINCE 1816
"This formed the title of an interesting
lecture last evening, delivered in the
Moorside Liberal Club,
by Mr James Cooper

Transcript of Oldham Chronicle
February 20th 1885
'JOHN EARNSHAW of Oldham : Quaker, Surgeon, Reformer'
'JOHN EARNSHAW of Oldham :
Quaker, Surgeon, Reformer'
by Elizabeth Bailey.
Peterloo Memorial Campaign
Peterloo Memorial Campaign
for a fitting memorial, in the city of
Manchester, for the Bicentenary
in 2019.
With photos from previous years
'AFTER PETERLOO -
DANGEROUS TO BE KNOWN
AS A REFORMER'

The Chronicle, October 29th 1955
"... many publicans - and publicans were a privileged class - acted as spies and informers. this was repugnant to the reformers and they took steps to alter this state of things
Transcript
Edwin Butterworth - Historical sketches of Oldham
'Historical Sketches of Oldham'
by Edwin Butterworth, pub.1856
Full transcript HERE
Pages about Peterloo and events leading up to it :
pages 167 - 173
William rowbottom
The Diary of William Rowbottom
from 1787 to 1830
An Oldham Handloom Weaver
who recorded both
Local and National Happenings

Home page
Peterloo project
Peterloo Project Pages
on our companion website,