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Helston Cattle Market, 1930s to 1940s

NumberHESFM:2016.13960.11
PlaceSt Johns, Helston Cornwall United Kingdom
Date1930 — 1949. about
KeywordsHelston St Johns Markets Trades and Professions Farming
PhotographerUnknown
CopyrightImage Courtesy of Helston Museum

Helston Cattle Market, about 1930s to 1940s. The weekly cattle market, which was traditionally held on a Monday, was one of the biggest agricultural markets in the area. In addition to providing the opportunity to buy and sell livestock, it was also an important social event for farmers and their families.