Owen's New Book of Fairs (1824)


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A complete and authentica account of all of the fairs in England and Wales, as they have been settled to be held since the alteration of the style. Noting likewise the commodities which each fair is remarkable for furnishing; also the days on which markets are respectively held; with the distances from London; and the number of Members which each place sends to Parliament.

e.g. Newark: Friday in Midlent, May 14, Whit-Tuesday, Aug. 2, and every other Wednesday, for cattle and sheep. Nov. 1 for horses, cattle, sheep, pigs, linen and woollen cloth. Monday before Dec. 11 horses, cattle, sheep and pigs.

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