Document ReferenceNe C 5004/1-2
TitleLetter from Thomas Moore, High Sheriff of Nottingham, Nottingham, to Henry, 4th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; 12 Oct. 1831
Date Of Creation12 October 1831
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionCommunicating the proceedings which had taken place in the neighbourhood, i.e. the reaction to the rejection of the Reform Bill, resulting riots, attempt to burn Mrs Musters' house, the destruction of the Castle, his supplication to the magistrates for troops without success; the burning of Mr. Lowe's silk mill in Beeston; the return of the mob to Wollaton Park where they were routed by the Yeomanry, prisoners taken and the strategic positioning of troops around the town.
Termcivil disorder, Nottinghamshire 1831
cavalry, volunteer
parliamentary business, bills, Reform Bill 1831
Publication NotePublished as part of the 'Politics of the 4th Duke of Newcastle' e-learning resource on the website of Manuscripts and Special Collections, The University of Nottingham

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CodePersonNameDates of Existence
NA12801Nottinghamshire Yeomanry Cavalry
NA12967Lowe; - (fl 1831); Mr; owner of silk mill in Beestonfl 1831
NA12968Moore; Thomas (fl 1831); Mr.; High Sheriff of Nottinghamfl 1831
NA900Clinton; Henry P.F. Pelham- (1785-1851); 4th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne1785-1851
NA77766Musters; Mary Ann (1786-1832); Mrs; née Chaworth, daughter and heiress of George Chaworth of Annesley Park, Nottinghamshire; m John Musters of Colwick Hall, Nottinghamshire, 18051786-1832
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