Brilliant documents No1 – Reform Riots

Broadsheet sold after the execution of those found guilty in the trials following the 1831 Reform Riots.

The document was found in and is courtesy of the Nottinghamshire Archives (document reference DD763/8). Thanks again for giving us permission to use it on this website.

Full title: Some Particulars of the Life, Trial, Behaviour, and execution of George Beck, George Hearson, and John Armstrong, who were Executed in Front of the County Jail, Nottingham, on Wednesday, February 1, 1832, For Burning Mr. Lowe’s Mill at Beeston.

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