Peterloo

 

Hi all,

 

Cheetham and Crumpsall heritage Society are organising a walk into town along the Peterloo protestors route.

 

Martin Gittins is organising it. He has a small group going form Prestwich and would like some from Whitefield and Bury.

 

The walk is takimg place on Sunday 14th August.

 

Anyone interested should email him at …

 

ccheritage123@gmail.com

 

We know people from Prestwich and Whitefield took part in the Peterloo events because a weaver from Whitefield was among the dead that day. Also John Horsefield the botanist was present and had to flee when the Yeomanry charged.

 

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