The Pentrich and South Wingfield Revolution Group (Derbyshire)

This group was established in February 2012 to increase awareness of the 1817 Pentrich Revolution, also known as the Pentrich Rising. The Pentrich Rising was an armed uprising in 1817 that began around the village of Pentrich, Derbyshire and occurred on the night of 9th /10th June 1817. Fourteen of the revolutionaries were convicted of treason and transported to Australia in October 1818. New