Oldham Historical Research Group

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

William Fildes age 2 years - Memorial in the mosaic floor next to the library
St. Peter's Square.
William Fildes age 2 years.
Memorial in the mosaic floor next to the library.
He was knocked from his mother's arms by a galloping Manchester Yeomanry Cavalryman,
in a street approaching the Field ... who did not stop.
William died where he fell.

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

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Photos from Sheila Goodyear and Dorothy Bintley

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