Mon, 28 Oct | NP23 6AA

Protest, Chartism and the Newport Rising

Registration is via Gwent Archives - see link in event info
Protest, Chartism and the Newport Rising

Time & Location

28 Oct 2019, 10:30 – 13:00
NP23 6AA, Ebbw Vale NP23 6AA, UK

About the Event

The Newport Rising was the last large-scale armed rebellion against authority in Great Britain. To mark the 180th anniversary of the Uprising the Parliamentary Archives and Gwent Archives are pleased to invite you to a panel discussion about the events of the day, the aftermath and the legacy it has left behind. 

10.30 -10.40 Welcome. Dr Lisa Snook (Gwent County Archivist)

10.40-11.10 Colin Gibson (Gwent Archives) The Chartist Trials Digital Transcription Project.

11.10 – 11:40 Dr Katie Carpenter (Parliamentary Archives Researcher) Chartism in the Parliamentary Archives

11.40-12 Tea and Coffee

12- 1 Dr Joan Allen (Newcastle University) ‘The Chartist Trials of 1839 Revisited’

For further details and to book your place, please contact:

Gwent Archives, Steelworks Road, Ebbw Vale NP23 6AA


Tel: 01495 353363


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