Document ReferenceOs C 618
TitleLetter from C. Paget, Ruddington Grange, Ruddington, Nottinghamshire, to J.E. Denison; 4 Mar. 1854
Date4 March 1854
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionRefers to apathy of Nottingham people with regard to reform question; comments on extension of franchise; states that extension will increase voters on Sir Tho[mas] Parkyns' property; refers to new voters as 'a class no better than day labourers'; discusses opinion of Mr Moore on subject; Mr Enfield and Mr Birkin have also expressed opinions on effect of reform on local parishes.
Termparliamentary business, bills, Reform Bill 1854
politics, local
public opinion

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA9967Enfield; William (1801-1873); Mr; Nottingham town clerk 1845-701801-1873
NA9969Birkin; Richard (1805-1870); Mr; lace manufacturer1805-1870
NA10174Parkyns; Thomas George Augustus (1820-1895); 6th Baronet; succ. 1850; of Ruddington Manor, Nottinghamshire1820-1895
NA10175Moore; Samuel (fl 1854); Mr; Nottinghamshire solicitorfl 1854
NA9523Paget; Charles (1799-1873); Mr; M.P. for Ruddington Nottinghamshire 1856-651799-1873
NA199Denison; J. Evelyn (1800-1873); 1st Viscount Ossington; M.P. Speaker of House of Commons 1857-72 created Viscount Ossington 18721800-1873
PL92933/Barton in Fabis/Nottinghamshire/England
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