McDouall, Peter Murray (also McDowall) (M)

d. 1854. Nationality: Scottish. VIAF.
Prominent Chartist and medical doctor. Born c. 1814 in Wigtonshire, Scotland. Moved to Lancashire and established a successful medical practice, becoming involved in radical Chartism after researching ill health caused by factory work. Imprisoned for sedition 1839-1840 and 1848-1850. Author of *The Charter: What It Means! The Chartists: What They Want!* (1845). Emigrated to Australia just before his death. Biographical information: *ODNB*. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Song 1840-04-04 The Chartist Circular Poet 28