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THE MEETING AT PETERLOO By GIUSEPPE DI BIANCO
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"The meeting at Peterloo" (SATTB) is the choral arrangement of an old English ballad, based on the historical event knows as the "Peterloo massacre" (1819). An impressive choral... More > setting arranged by Italian composer Giuseppe Di Bianco.< Less
Peterloo People By SWit'CH
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Imagine the ordinary working folk and their families, whose lives were affected by the events of 16th of August, 1819. Lack of job opportunities, gloomy prospects and increased costs were some of... More > the factors that led to their witness at St Peter’s fields. Consider also those who influenced the events and the political atmosphere. Researchers will not find Peterloo People in historical reference books. The literary style aims to introduce this important political milestone through fiction. Real people and events give historical anchors to put flesh on the anonymous participants in what became known as The Peterloo Massacre. This is not a clinical history. A potpourri of passions gives the reader the chance to walk in those shoes of the men, women and children, old and young, impoverished and privileged to the peaceful protest. Barbara Keeley MP, says: “Peterloo People is a creative and reflective commemoration of one of the most important episodes in the history of Manchester.”< Less
Three Accounts of Peterloo and The Story of Peterloo By Francis Archibald Bruton
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The Peterloo Massacre occurred at St Peter's Field, Manchester, England, on 16 August 1819, when cavalry charged into a crowd of 60,000–80,000 that had gathered to demand the reform of... More > parliamentary representation. Shortly after the meeting began local magistrates called on the military authorities to arrest Hunt and several others on the hustings with him, and to disperse the crowd. Cavalry charged into the crowd with sabres drawn, and in the ensuing confusion, 15 people (including women and children) were killed and hundreds were injured. Within this volume are published three eyewitness reports of the event which F. A. Burton thought worthy of publication along with his "Story of Peterloo."< Less
Citizen 32 Resistance and Revolution By David Toomer
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Special edition of the radical poetry and arts magazine which celebrates revolution and resistance, marking the legacy of the Peterloo Massacre the Tolpuddle Martyrs. Profits will go to the Orgreave... More > Truth and Justice Campaign and Justice for Grenfell< Less
Marlocks of Merriton and Red Windows Hall By Ben Brierley
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Ben Brierley (1825-1896) Handloom weaver by trade. Poet and Novelist by inclination. Ben Brierley was one of those Lancashire working class men who through a process of self-education, combined with... More > natural talents and a spirit of determination, raised themselves from the morass into which the Industrial Revolution had plunged them, to a point where they could entertain and delight their fellows. Well known in his home-town of Failsworth and further afield for his poems and novels in both the Lancashire dialect and plain English, Ben was highly regarded throughout the county he loved so much. Marlocks of Merriton and Red Windows Hall are typical of his many and varied stories. Published in support of the Working Class Movement Library in Manchester's twin city - Salford.< Less
Marlocks of Merriton and Red Windows Hall By Ben Brierley
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Ben Brierley (1825-1896) Handloom weaver by trade. Poet and Novelist by inclination. Ben Brierley was one of those Lancashire working class men who through a process of self-education, combined... More > with natural talents and a spirit of determination, raised themselves from the morass into which the Industrial Revolution had plunged them, to a point where they could entertain and delight their fellows. Well known in his home-town of Failsworth and further afield for his poems and novels in both the Lancashire dialect and plain English, Ben was highly regarded throughout the county he loved so much. Marlocks of Merriton and Red Windows Hall are typical of his many and varied stories. Published in support of the Working Class Movement Library in Manchester's twin city - Salford.< Less
The Manchester Man - Illustrated By Mrs George Linnaeus Banks
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The Manchester Man traces the fall and rise of Jabez Clegg, a foundling swept away in his cradle by the River Irk in flood in 1799. In this politically significant work the narrative is set against... More > the back-drop of the three decades from the Napoleonic Wars to the 1832 Reform Act, crucial years in Manchester's development as the world's first industrial city. It contains a vivid and highly accurate portrayal of the notorious Peterloo Massacre and its aftermath, as well as providing a valuable insight into the roles of some of the city's founding fathers. A riveting read for the casual reader and the serious student of Manchester history alike, complete with original illustrations and Introduction by Malc Cowle. Published in support of the Working Class Movement Library, 51 The Crescent, M5 4WX, in Manchester's twin city - Salford.< Less
Early Days By Samuel Bamford
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Volume 1 of Samuel Bamford's autobiography. Samuel Bamford (28 February 1788 – 13 April 1872, was an English radical and writer, who was born in Middleton, Lancashire. In August 1819, Bamford... More > led a group from Middleton to St Peter's Fields, to attend a meeting pressing for parliamentary reform, where they witnessed the Peterloo Massacre. Bamford was arrested and charged with treason. Although the evidence showed that he had not been involved in the violence, he was nevertheless found guilty of inciting a riot and sentenced to a year in Lincoln gaol. The experience of the massacre made a deep impression on Bamford, and convinced him that the state's power would always succeed against radical militancy. He came to be seen as a voice for radical reform, but opposed to any activism that involved physical force. Bamford was the author of poetry (mostly in standard English)but of those in dialect several showing sympathy with the conditions of the working class became widely popular.< Less
Passages in the Life of a Radical By Samuel Bamford
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Volume 2 of Samuel Bamford's autobiography. Samuel Bamford (28 February 1788 – 13 April 1872, was an English radical and writer, who was born in Middleton, Lancashire. In August 1819, Bamford... More > led a group from Middleton to St Peter's Fields, to attend a meeting pressing for parliamentary reform, where they witnessed the Peterloo Massacre. Bamford was arrested and charged with treason. Although the evidence showed that he had not been involved in the violence, he was nevertheless found guilty of inciting a riot and sentenced to a year in Lincoln gaol. The experience of the massacre made a deep impression on Bamford, and convinced him that the state's power would always succeed against radical militancy. He came to be seen as a voice for radical reform, but opposed to any activism that involved physical force. Bamford was the author of poetry (mostly in standard English)but of those in dialect several showing sympathy with the conditions of the working class became widely popular.< Less
The Manchester Man By Mrs George Linnaeus Banks
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The Manchester Man traces the fall and rise of Jabez Clegg, a foundling swept away in his cradle by the River Irk in flood in 1799. In this politically significant work the narrative is set against... More > the back-drop of the three decades from the Napoleonic Wars to the 1832 Reform Act, crucial years in Manchester's development as the world's first industrial city. It contains a vivid and highly accurate portrayal of the notorious Peterloo Massacre and its aftermath, as well as providing a valuable insight into the roles of some of the city's founding fathers. A riveting read for the casual reader and the serious student of Manchester history alike, complete with Introduction by Malc Cowle. Published in support of the Working Class Movement Library, 51 The Crescent, M5 4WX, situated in Manchester's twin city - Salford.< Less

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