Peterloo and After: A Yorkshire Perspective

Event Type: Branch

Takes Place: 21st November 2019

Time: 7.30pm

Venue: Danish Church, Osborne Street, Hull HU1 2PN

Description: Peterloo acquired totemic significance, and other radical unrest is often minimised. Professor Chase will analyse the growing unrest in parts of Yorkshire as well as Lancashire, where harsh working conditions and the coldest winter remembered, led to unrest described by the Home Secretary as an 'explosion (which) will take place'.

How to book: No need to book. Visitors are welcome.

Price: Donation requested of £2.00 from visitors

Tel: 01482 448065

Fax: Not applicable

Email: usher@usher.karoo.co.uk

Organiser: Sylvia Usher

Lecturer: Professor Malcolm Chase

Comments: Professor Chase, author of "1820: disorder and stability in the United Kingdom", has researched the increasing unrest in Yorkshire in the early 19th century, which later led to widespread support for Chartism.

Region: North-East England

Branch: Hull and East Riding

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