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Prosecution, precedence and official memory: Judicial responses and perceptions of Swing in Norfolk (2018)
Book Chapter
Wallis, R. (2018). Prosecution, precedence and official memory: Judicial responses and perceptions of Swing in Norfolk. In C. J. Griffin, & B. McDonagh (Eds.), Remembering Protest in Britain since 1500: Memory, Materiality and the LandscapePalgrave Macmillan

This chapter offers a different perspective on the themes of the politics of memory and contested meanings of protest. It considers the perceptions and responses of the authorities to social unrest, and their role in shaping subsequent understandings... Read More about Prosecution, precedence and official memory: Judicial responses and perceptions of Swing in Norfolk.

Yate (2015)
Book
Wallis, R. (2015). Yate. Institute of Historical Research

A comprehensive history of the parish of Yate from its earliest record to the present day. This work forms part of the Victoria History of Gloucestershire, and the first ‘VCH Short’ produced in the county.

‘We do not come here...to inquire into grievances; we come here to decide law’: Prosecuting Swing in Norfolk and Somerset 1829-1832 (2010)
Journal Article
Wallis, R. (2010). ‘We do not come here...to inquire into grievances; we come here to decide law’: Prosecuting Swing in Norfolk and Somerset 1829-1832. Southern History, 32, 159-175

The repressive sentences handed down by the Special Commissions in the wake of the Swing disturbances, have somewhat eclipsed the prosecution of offenders at county quarter sessions and regular Assize courts. In neglecting this avenue of research, we... Read More about ‘We do not come here...to inquire into grievances; we come here to decide law’: Prosecuting Swing in Norfolk and Somerset 1829-1832.