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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1880s
Stafford Street, Stafford,
Stafford Street, Stafford,

Richardson's Corner. The view is looking down Stafford Street from Gaolgate Street. ...

1900s
Brookfield's House Furnishers and Removal Company, Stafford,
Brookfield's House Furnishers and Removal Company, Stafford,

Brookfield's furniture and removal business in Gaolgate Street, In 1743 George ...

1920s
Slipper Inn, Stafford,
Slipper Inn, Stafford,

The licensee in the doorway is James Simkin who was licensee before the war until ...

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Source: Staffordshire Museum Service

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