The National Archives
Power, Politics & Protest
> Source 6
Extract from a poster produced in Dorking, Surrey, in December 1830
(Catalogue ref: HO 52/10 f.285)
Do you think this poster was produced by the magistrates or by the labourers?
Who is blamed for the disturbances?
What reasons does this poster give to explain why ordinary labourers became involved in the disturbances?
Who is the intended audience of this poster and what is its purpose?