Keys to the Past

Stagshaw Bank Cattle Fair (Sandhoe)

View across Stagshaw Bank. Photo by Northumberland County Council.
View across Stagshaw Bank. Photo by Northumberland County Council.

Stagshaw Bank was famous for its fairs. They were held on the 6th May for cattle and sheep, at Whitsun for horse and cattle, 4th July for horses, cattle and sheep and the 26th September for cattle and sheep. Two fairs for sheep only were held on 5th August

Reference number:N8679
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)

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See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Sandhoe


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