Chartism Day 13 June & Chartist News Up-date

Chartism Day 2015

Saturday 13 June

University of Newcastle (Armstrong Building)

Contributions will include papers on:

Chartism and the Canadian Rebellions of 1837-8

Female Chartism (the Leeds radical printer and publisher Alice Mann, and Mary Ann Walker and her associates of London)

Gwent Archives Chartism project

Everyone welcome – full programme will be available later.

Chartist Mural, John Frost Square, Newport

‘Chartist Mural, John Frost Square, Newport’ is a new poem, by Jonathan Edwards. It appears in his collection My family and other superheroes (Bridgend: Seren Books, 2014 – ISBN 978-1-78172-162-9; £9.99).

The above items are from the latest Chartism newsletter compiled by Prof. Martin Chase (Leeds Uni.)

Other items inc.:

*      Winding Up the Chartist Land Plan – a note by me on an 1855 report in a Croydon newspaper

*       New publications and web material.

The full detail is in the attached pdf file.



About seancreighton1947

Since moving to Norbury in July 2011 I have been active on local economy, housing and environment issues with Croydon TUC and Croydon Assembly. I am a member of the Love Norbury Residents Associations Planning & Transport Committees, and Chair of Nobury Community Land Trust. I write for Croydon Citizen at I co-ordinate the Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and Croydon Radical History Networks and edit the North East Popular Politics database. History Project.. I give history talks and lead history walks. I retired in 2012 having worked in the community/voluntary sector and on heritage projects. My history interests include labour movement, mutuality, Black British, slavery & abolition, Edwardian roller skating and the social and political use of music and song. I have a particular interest in the histories of Battersea and Wandsworth, Croydon and Lambeth. I have a publishing imprint History & Social Action Publications.
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