Account of the riots and routes taken by the marchers on 1st and 2nd February 1821 taken from the contemporary newspaper accounts of Cinderloo
The colliers in Yorkshire are getting organised. The bosses don’t like it. 8000 of us marched through Leeds last week. The press are telling lies about our wages! Keep organising Tom!
The Annual General Meeting of Cinderloo 1821 will be held at Elephant and Castle Dawley on 20st February 2020 starting at 7.15pm Please send apologies and additions to the agenda to Cinderloo@gmail.com Agenda Minutes of meeting held 21st February 2019Report on first year’s activity and plans for 2020 Pete Jackson and Andrew HoweTo include presentation on the... Continue Reading →
Cinderloo 1821 supporter Geoff Fordham looks back at the 1820 general election and some parallels with our current hustings. As we go through the agonies of yet another general election campaign, it’s worth reflecting on one that went before, when elections were, at least superficially, different from nowadays; yet somehow managed to display some surprising... Continue Reading →
On Saturday 13th July, Cinderloo 1821 teamed up with the St George's Community Group behind the Miners' Walk project to lead a heritage walk in St George's, Oakengates, Dark Lane and Priorslee as part of the Wrekin Local Studies Forum History on Foot series of walks. A wonderful group of around 50 people joined us... Continue Reading →
Rough outline of route. The walk will start at 10am from the back of the Crown Inn next to the Oakengates bus station. The post code is TF2 6EA and there are public car parks in the vicinity. The route is approximately 5 miles, mainly on footpaths, there is one area where the ground is... Continue Reading →