2012

SJ8397 : Peterloo Massacre Commemoration Plaque

taken 11 years ago, near to Manchester, England

Peterloo Massacre Commemoration Plaque
Peterloo Massacre Commemoration Plaque
This red plaque, attached to the outside of the former Free Trade Hall (SJ8397 : Manchester Free Trade Hall (Radisson Edwardian Hotel)), notes that it was built on the site of the Peterloo Massacre of 1819.

ST PETER'S FIELDS
THE PETERLOO MASSACRE

On 16th August 1819, a peaceful rally
of 60,000 pro-democracy reformers,
men, women and children,
was attacked by armed cavalry
resulting in 15 deaths and
over 600 injuries.

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Geographical Context: Historic sites and artefacts City, Town centre Date: 1819 Image Buckets ?: Closeup other tags: Red Plaque Manchester Corporation Coat of Arms Concilio Et Labore Click a tag, to view other nearby images.
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · St Peter's Square [581] Other Photos: · Manchester Free Trade Hall (Radisson Edwardian Hotel) · Peter Street, The Free Trade Hall ·
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SJ8397, 2676 images   (more nearby 🔍)
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David Dixon   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Sunday, 14 October, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 14 October, 2012
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8370 9793 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:28.6704N 2:14.8239W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8370 9793
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