Oldham Historical Research Group

Ancient Houses on Long Millgate
Long Millgate, Manchester
circa 1800
'THE PETERLOO MASSACRE'
Monday 16th August, 1819
St. Peter's Field, Manchester.

Peterloo Massacre Main Page


Market Place, Manchester, in 1823
Market Place,
Manchester in 1823

The campaign for a fitting memorial in the city,
for the Bicentenary in 2019,
on the Peterloo Massacre Website, their Facebook and Twitter pages.

Below are some photographs from the annual commemoriative events

Updates: For information on upcoming events visit the Memorial website & facebook.

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PHOTOS from 2017 - The 198th Anniversary of the Peterloo Massacre
on the 'News & What's On' Page

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PHOTOS from 2016 - The 197th Anniversary of the Massacre

Peterloo Marchers arrive in the city
Marchers arrive in the city

Maxine Peake reads the names of those killed at Peterloo
Maxine Peake reads the names of those killed at Peterloo & Paul Mason reads Henry Hunt's letter to the people.

The blank Peterloo Commemoration Tapestry in the Friends' Meeting House
The blank Commemoration Tapestry in the Friends' Meeting House

The Peterloo Commemoration Tapestry in the Friends' Meeting House
The Mayor stitches the centre icon to the canvas.
Contributors stitch their memorial pieces to the Tapestry.

The Peterloo Commemoration Tapestry in the Friends' Meeting House
Our contribution to the Tapestry - a photograph of William Rowbottom's Diary entry describing what happened on Peter's Field.
(with transcript of passage)

Peterloo tapestry Albert Square, 2016
The Tapestry on its first official
outing in Albert Square, Manchester.
16th August 2016

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PHOTOS from Sunday 16th August 2015 - The 196th Anniversary of the Massacre.

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

Sunday 16th August 2015 - The 196th Anniversary of the Massacre.

1884 photograph of Failsworth Veterans of Peterloo, at the 'Great Reform Demonstration'
Failsworth Veterans of Peterloo

Sunday 16th August 2015 - The 196th Anniversary of the Massacre.
2015 Anniversary

Sunday 16th August 2015 - The 196th Anniversary of the Massacre.
2015 Anniversary

Sunday 16th August 2015 - The 196th Anniversary of the Massacre.
2015 Anniversary

2015 Event photos courtesy of Michael Sweeney

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