The National Charter Association’s National Registration and Elections Committee (NCREC) aimed to co-ordinate the Chartist challenge at parliamentary elections, but achieved limited success at the general election of 1847. Continue reading Chartists and the general election of 1847
The list on this page has been put together from a variety of published sources in an attempt to record the contribution of all those who served on the executive of the National Charter Association at one time or another. It concludes with a report of the final conference of the NCA in 1858.
Continue reading National Charter Association executives, 1840-58
With Ernest Jones now at its head, the National Charter Association managed a brief flicker of revival in membership during 1850. The NCA convention held on 31 March 1851 adopted a platform of “the Charter and something more”, along with an ambitious work programme, including a further national petition. Continue reading Fifth national petition – 1851