Battle and District
                 Historical Society


Politics (formal), Riots, Radicalism and Reformers

1. Politics

1.1 Members of Parliament who have covered Battle and District

1.2 Lists of MPs Elected in eastern Sussex 1334-1538 for the Sussex County Constituency and the Cinque Ports borough Constituencies of Hastings, Rye and Winchelsea

2. Riots


3. Radicalism

3.1 Battle and William Cobbett.pdf

4. Reformers

4.1 Barbara Bodichon – Women’s Rights1

4.2 Guy Hayler – Alcohol Abolitionist

4.3 John Thomas Matthewson – Abolition of flogging in the Army and Navy


1. An article by Charlotte Moore ‘Aunt Barbara and her Fireplace’ can be found on the ‘Previous Events and BDHS Journal Reports’ in BDHS Journal 2011. There is also even more information at this web link

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