Peterloo Demonstration Blue Plaque

Peterloo Demonstration Blue Plaque

Peterloo Demonstration Blue Plaque

Peterloo Demonstration 1819

Peterloo Demonstration Blue Plaque

The Middleton contingent congregated here in Barrowfield and marched to St Peter’s Field in Manchester led by Sam Bamford. The meeting, popularly known as “Peterloo Massacre”, was in support of the vote for the working classes. 16 Middleton people were injured.

69 Morton Street, Middleton

Middleton Gardens Blue Plaque

Middleton Gardens Blue Plaque

Middleton Gardens Blue Plaque Middleton Gardens and Suffield Square 1934 Formerly the location of the Corn Mill Lodge, and part of the Gardens of Middle-ton Hall. Established as Central Gardens in 1934 by Middleton Borough Council. Suffield Square was named after the Suffield Family of Gunton, Norfolk, absentee Lord of the Manor of Middleton 1765-1848. (As…

Queen Elizabeth Grammar School Middleton

Queen Elizabeth Grammar School Middleton

Queen Elizabeth Grammar School Middleton The Old Grammar School Queen Elizabeth Grammar School Middleton was founded in 1572, and is a beautifully restored Tudor building.  In 1412 Thomas Langley, Chancellor of England at the time, who was also educated in Middleton rebuilt the Parish Church and founded a charity school which became The Queen Elizabeth…