18th February 1831 - 35 Swing Rioters board ship at Portsmouth


On this day in 1831 another 35 swing rioters from Salisbury’s courts were shipped out of Portsmouth to Tasmania[1]

Tags: #government #swing #protest

Image: By Unknown artist [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons


[1] Eleanor ยป Swing Riots & Rioters.com - Black Sheep Search, 1780-1900+

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