Angel Meadow and the Peterloo Massacre

  Weavers from Manchester's Angel Meadow slum were among the thousands of protesters who marched to St Peter's Fields on 16 August, 1819, only to be cut down during the Peterloo Massacre. Here's an extract from my book, Angel Meadow: Victorian Britain's Most Savage Slum, which tells the story of some of the Mancunians who… Continue reading Angel Meadow and the Peterloo Massacre