The Swing Riots in Hampshire in 1830
Monday 10th October 2022
6.00pm to 7.00pm
The riots affected about 20 southern counties but Hampshire was amongst the most troubled and where the consequences for the rioters were the most harsh.
This online talk provides a brief introduction to the riots in Hampshire with a particular focus on the story as it unfolded in the Dever valley and the fate of some of those held to account at the Special Assizes.