Material on Marple Cattle Market.

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Material on Marple Cattle Market.


A Smithfield cattle market opposite Marple Station on Brabyns Brow was opened in 1909 and closed in the 1960s. On market days the public houses in Marple Bridge were open all day!


Research notes, correspondence and memories of Marple Smithfield Cattle Market.
Transcript: Opening of Cattle Market, 6 & 13 March 1909.
Newspaper cutting: Christmas Fat Stock: Winners at Marple Show.
Newspaper cutting: Smithfield closing, 23 August 1968.
Newspaper cutting: Auction closes after 70 years, 29 August 1968.
Newspaper cutting: 3 farms hit by plague, June 1969.
Newspaper cutting: Wind Storm Havoc, 16 February 1929. Click link.
Newspaper cutting: 2 x photos of prize Christmas Cattle at Marple, 22 December 1934.
Sale by Auction adverts, 1854 & 1941
Map showing Cattle Market layout (disused).
Map showing modern use of Cattle Market location.

Go to Hyperlink below for article from MLHS website relating to this subject.


Updated 01/10/16 MarkW