Correspondence of John Fielden

Scope and Content

The letter discusses the progress of the Regeneration Society which was formed in 1834 with the aim of securing an eight hour working day for all classes.

Administrative / Biographical History

John Fielden (17 January 1784 – 29 May 1849), also known as Honest John Fielden. He was a Radical Member of Parliament for Oldham from 1832 to 1847.