Selborne Hampshire Riots

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On the front page of this site there are some good links to history websites for this area of Hampshire.

http://www.johnowensmith.co.uk/riot/index.htm

 

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Swing Riots 1830 – 1831

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Jill’s area of interest is the Swing Riots 1830 – 1831, I have an ancestors, Enos Diddams, who was very involved in this period of civil unrest in England. Jill is the author of a numbers of books giving background history and details of those involved in the riots and what happened to them.

So if you have family living along the south coast at this time and they seem to disappear then you need to check out if they were involved in the riots and what was their fate. Sentences for those caught ranged from hanging to transportation to fines.

Great site, well worth a look even if your folk weren’t ag labs.

http://www.swingriotsriotersblacksheepsearch.com/

 

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