Oldham Historical Research Group
The Peterloo Massacre - Manchester 16th August 1819

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* John Knight & a window into early 19thC Radicalism in Oldham
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2019-05-26
* Transcription of pages referring to Radicals and Reformers, from 'Short Stories About Failsworth Folk' by Sim Schofield
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2019-03-16
* Full transcription of NOTES & OBSERVATIONS, Critical & Explanatory, on the Papers Relative to the Internal State of the Country, Recently Presented to Parliament; to which is appended, a REPLY to Mr. Francis Philips's 'Exposure of the Calumnies circulated by the Enemies of Social Order ...'' Dec. 1819
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2019-03-02
* Transcribed 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'
* Resources page with external links (duplicated on companion website)
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2019-02-09
* The Story of Peterloo by F.A. Bruton (full transcription of the book)
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2019-02-02
* Crime, Comment and Punishment
1800 to 1819
in extracts from the diary of William Rowbottom
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2019-01-13
* Samuel Collins - 'The Bard of Hale Moss'. Reformer at Peterloo & Chartist.
Some examples of his poems added
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2018-04-28
* Samuel Collins - 'The Bard of Hale Moss'. Reformer at Peterloo & Chartist.
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2018-04-14
*Tables & graphs, by month and year, quantity and cost, to show the prices 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. transcribed from the 'Oldham Standard'.
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2018-04-14
* Introduction to Peterloo - Before - the Day - Afterwards
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2018-04-14
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