The “anti-reform” Worcester plate – a time capsule from 1832

The Context The period of 1830-1832 in Britain was marked by waves of protests and disturbances demanding reform of the electoral system. In 1830 the existing arrangements, which dated back to the rule of Henry VI, enfranchised less than three percent of the population, mostly significant land and property owners. With a few exceptions, women,… Continue reading The “anti-reform” Worcester plate – a time capsule from 1832

Event: Worcester Research Workshop

Date: Saturday 30 April, 2022

Event Registration link: This free research workshop, hosted by Worcestershire Archive & Archaeology Service @ The Hive and in collaboration with the University of the West of England will be examining the disturbances in Worcester.  Enquiries or further information: