Indeed, in the aftermath of 1842, the Chartist movement
was forced to reconsider and revise its strategies (Charlton, p.
Jones must have been very pleased by the new-found political relevance of the poem, since when the work had first been published the Chartist movement
was in full retreat and its organizational decline evident all over the country.
"The area has strong links to the Chartist movement
and this latest development is another boost to the town centre and will help raise the profile of Blackwood as being an exciting and dynamic town with a proud past and future."
However, as Ulrike Schwab makes clear, this is true of many poets and journalists associated with the Chartist movement
(The Poetry of the Chartist Movement
: A Literary and Historical Study, Studies in Social History series [Dordrecht, Netherlands: Kluwer, 1993]).
Although the Vulcan House in Bethesda Street, is steeped in the history of the Chartist movement
, it has been derelict for several years and is now considered structurally unsafe, with one wall at risk of collapsing.
Six years later the city was once again the centre of political activism with the founding of the Chartist movement
The mosaic mural showing John Frost who was the prominent Welsh leader of the British Chartist movement
in the Newport Rising PICTURE: Richard Williams (c)
Irish MP Mr Feargus O'Connor led the Chartist Movement
aimed at releasing industrial workers from the toil of factory life and making them self-sufficient.
My work also revealed new evidence surrounding Dr Price as the leader of the Chartist movement
in this part of South Wales.
"The Chartist Movement
was really a political movement with social overtones started in the 1830s," says Mr John Poole, who founded The Dodford Society just a few months ago.
We had always been left wing, with connections to the Chartist movement
, and so the growth and development of the Labour movement as an extension of that tradition.
[bar] SIR - It is quite disingenuous for Paul Matthews to draw any "grassroots" comparison between the anti-reformist members of True Wales/Ukip and the pro-reformist Chartist movement
of the 19th century regarding leadership (Letters, Feb 20).