Luddites by Professor John Beckett


Letter signed by "Nedd Ludd".
Letter signed by "Nedd Ludd".

Nottinghamshire Archives

Collections include the following Luddite-related material:

Manuscripts and Special Collections, University of Nottingham

The correspondence of the 5th Duke of Newcastle refers to the Luddite disturbances. Newcastle was Lord Lieutenant of the county for this period and was responsible for maintaining law and order.

See the Learning Resource page on Luddism for transcripts and images of relevant documents from the Newcastle papers.

Use the online catalogue to search for further references:

The National Archives

The National Archives online catalogue is here: