This page lists the last resting places of Chartists great and small. Sadly, few of their memorials now remain. Continue reading Where are they now?
This page reports how disgruntled workers took over a planned peaceful protest and set off a week of rioting in central London. It names more than 100 of those arrested.
Continue reading Trafalgar Square riots, 1848
Left turn: the socialist programme of the London convention, 1851
Thirty delegates assembled at the Parthenium Rooms, St Martin’s Lane, London, on 31 March 1851 for what was to prove a turning point in the movement’s later history. Continue reading London convention 1851