SD8706 : Middleton and The Peterloo Massacre

taken 12 years ago, near to Middleton, Rochdale, Great Britain

Middleton and The Peterloo Massacre
Middleton and The Peterloo Massacre
Plaque commemorating Middleton's connection with the 1819 Peterloo Massacre in nearby Manchester. A meeting of people demanding Parliamentary reform gathering in St Peter's Fields, Manchester was broken up by troops and the leaders arrested. Eleven demonstrators were killed and many injured.
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Friday, 11 November, 2005   (more nearby)
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Monday, 14 November, 2005
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