Click the image to enlarge

Helston Cattle Market, about 1940

PlaceSt Johns, Helston Cornwall United Kingdom
Date1940. about
KeywordsHelston St Johns Markets Trades and Professions Farming
Copyright© Helston Museum

Helston Cattle Market, about 1940. 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.