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About ten years ago, when I was at the National Archives I copied some of the Home Office papers relating to the Murphy Riots in Ashton-under-Lyne and Stalybridge, meaning to write up the details at some future date. Its taken me a long time and it is mainly due to help from a colleague, David Mason, for transcribing the names of the special constables appointed to help deal with the riots and a list of petitioners of the residents of Ashton demanding an inquiry after the event.:
Please visit: tamesidefamilyhistory.co.uk there is a link at the top of the page and another on the contents page
Very many thanks to David
I have just uploaded the Tameside History Festival brochure to our website:
Click on either the LATEST INFORMATION page link or the UPCOMING EVENTS link in the sidebar menu
A whole month of events, many concerned with the bicentenary of Peterloo