Littleport Society exhibition held in memory of Ely and Littleport Riots

PUBLISHED: 09:51 14 November 2016 | UPDATED: 09:51 14 November 2016

Roger Rudderham showing the flintlock pistol to Grenville Goodson and his granddaughter Izzy Simper.

Roger Rudderham showing the flintlock pistol to Grenville Goodson and his granddaughter Izzy Simper.

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The Littleport Society staged a weekend exhibition in the village hall in rememberance of the Ely and Littleport Riots and the men of Littleport who were hanged in Ely in 1816.

Descendants of the rioters attended to view the displays and look at the family trees.

Roger Rudderham showed a flintlock pistol to Grenville Goodson and his granddaughter Izzy Simper on the day.

The weapon was found buried near the vicarage and was believed to have been used by one of the rioters.

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