Cattle Market, Gaolgate Street, Stafford,

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Date:1890 - 1900 (c.)

Description:Cattle fair held in Gaolgate Street (then known as Cow Street).

The annual Rother Market, where long-horned cattle were bought and sold, continued until 1909, when protests about congestion and the filth produced by the cattle forced the market to move to Lammascote Road.


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Image courtesy of: William Salt Library

Donor ref:William Salt Library No., 21D, img: 383 (18/928)

Source: Staffordshire Museum Service

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