Villa Toryism and Beer-Barrel Politics? The Romford By-Election 1894

Date / time
1 June, 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm


Villa Toryism and Beer-Barrel Politics? The Romford By-Election 1894

Jason Frost points out that after the parliamentary reforms of 1883-85 the Liberals expected to do well in urban fringe seats like Romford. This detailed case study of the Romford by-election of analyses the rise of villa Toryism, the impact of beer-barrel politics and changing social and political sentiments on the edge of London as the Gladstonian era came to an end.

This event is part of Westminster’s History Research Seminars, and to register please go to: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/villa-toryism-and-beer-barrel-politics-the-romford-by-election-1894-tickets-152660823633.