More than 100 Chartists transported to Australia are named here along with details of the offences for which they were arrested. Continue reading Chartists transported to Australia
A joiner and carpenter from Hull, James Grassby played a central role as a backroom organiser and administrator in the Chartist movement.
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This page has a contemporary newspaper account of the trial of William Dowling in 1848. Continue reading William Dowling on trial 1848
With the breaking of the Orange Tree conspiracy in the summer of 1848, the London Chartist William Cuffay was arrested, tried and sentenced to be transported to Australia. Continue reading William Cuffay on trial
The page recounts how some London Chartists tried to organise an armed rebellion – known as the Orange Tree conspiracy – following the rejection of the third national petition for the Charter. Continue reading Orange Tree conspiracy 1848