Oldham Historical Research Group

Monday 16th August, 1819 - The Peterloo Massacre in Manchester

John Lees of Oldham - Memorial in the mosaic floor next to the library
St. Peter's Square.
John Lees of Oldham.
Memorial in the mosaic floor next to the library.
He served as a soldier in the army, fought at Waterloo and survived.
He died as a result of injuries sustained at Peterloo.

PHOTOS from the 2018 Commemoration - The 199th Anniversary of the Massacre
Thursday 16th August 2018

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Peterloo Massacre Memorial Campaign Page - HERE

Photos from Sheila Goodyear and Dorothy Bintley

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