The Peterloo Massacre - Manchester 16th August 1819

The Peterloo Massacre - Manchester 16th August 1819

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William Rowbottom's Diary
Tables, by month and year, to
show the cost of basic
sold locally, from
1800 - 1819, Includes comments on
trade & politics from Rowbottom and
Samuel Andrew, as recorded in
William Rowbottom's Diary
Samuel Collins - The Bard of Hale Moss - Reformer at Peterloo & Chartist.
Samuel Collins -
The Bard of Hale Moss.

Reformer at Peterloo
& Chartist.

Links below to Menu Page, for the Peterloo Project, on our companion website,
the Oldham Historical Research Group (page opens in new tab)

Peterloo - Maps & Diagrams
Six Maps & Diagrams
Relevant to Oldham & Peterloo
(also in the Archives section)
"This formed the title of an interesting
lecture last evening, delivered in the
Moorside Liberal Club,
by Mr James Cooper

Transcript of Oldham Chronicle
February 20th 1885
'JOHN EARNSHAW of Oldham : Quaker, Surgeon, Reformer'
'JOHN EARNSHAW of Oldham :
Quaker, Surgeon, Reformer'
by Elizabeth Bailey.
Peterloo Memorial Campaign
Peterloo Memorial Campaign
for a fitting memorial, in the city of
Manchester, for the Bicentenary
in 2019.
With photos from previous years

The Chronicle, October 29th 1955
"... many publicans - and publicans were a privileged class - acted as spies and informers. this was repugnant to the reformers and they took steps to alter this state of things
Edwin Butterworth - Historical sketches of Oldham
'Historical Sketches of Oldham'
by Edwin Butterworth, pub.1856
Full transcript HERE
Pages about Peterloo and events leading up to it :
pages 167 - 173

William rowbottom
The Diary of William Rowbottom
from 1787 to 1830
An Oldham Handloom Weaver
who recorded both
Local and National Happenings

Home page
Peterloo project
Peterloo Project Pages
on our companion website,