Jeremiah Brandreth

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Sutton in Ashfield

By David Reid

Jeremiah Brandreth (1785-1817) from Bulwell, Nottingham moved to Sutton in Ashfield where he was a stock maker, executed (by beheading) for treason after being convicted of plotting to overthrow the UK Government, he and a group that followed him were known as the Pentrich Martyres. 


Bonser G A History of Sutton-in-Ashfield, (1948)

National Archives 'R v. Thomas Bacon, Jeremiah Brandreth alias the Nottingham Captain, George Weightman, William Turner, and 42 others. High treason. Riots in the County of Derby. Court: Derbyshire Assizes' 1817


This page was added by David Reid on 04/02/2021.

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