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The Archaeology of Peterloo - (NWIAC 38)

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Cross Street Chapel, Unitarian

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Manchester

M2 1NL

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2019 marks the 200th annuiversary of the Peterloo Massacre in 1819, one of the key political events of the 19th century in Britain. This conference brings together archaeological work over the last decade on some of the key sites of associated with Peterloo in and around Manchester. It seeks to place the events of that day in their urban landscape and industrial context through the use of archaeological reserarch.

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9.30 Registration, tea & coffee

10.00 Introduction: Dr Michael Nevell, Chair, CBA NW

10.10 – Ian Miller: ‘Early 19th Century Textile Mills in Manchester’

10.40 – Chris Wild: ‘Life in the First Industrial City: Early 19th Century Workers’ Housing’

11.10 – Rachael Raeder: ‘Excavating New Bailey Prison’

11.40 – Sarah Cattell: ‘Digging Hulme Barracks’

12.10 – Keynote address: ‘Protest Movements and the Peterloo Massacre’ Dr Robert Poole, University of Central Lancashire

13.00 – 14.00 lunch (not provided)

14.00 - Tour of Peterloo sites in Manchester and Salford (Terry Wyke)

16.00 - Summary and Questions, tea and coffee

16.30 ends

In partnership with the Centre for Applied Archaeology, University of Salford


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