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Lee Gap Fair, horse and cart (West Ardsley)
Black & White image24th August 1964. Image shows a horse and cart being shown off to the crowd at Lee Gap Fair.
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Lee Gap Fair, Horse Trading (West Ardsley)
Colour imageAugust 1965. Image shows traveller, Jimmy Adams selling Welsh Ponies from Abergavenny at Lee Gap Fair, in front of a crowd of onlookers. Lee Gap Fair has a known history of over 850 years due to a Royal Charter from King Stephen dating from around 1136. Horse Trading has always taken place here but the Lee Gap Fair was famous for trading in fleeces and woollen cloth in the Middle Ages, attracting merchants from the Continent. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
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Lee Gap Fair, horseboxes, and sightseers. (West Ardsley) (1 comment)
Colour imageAugust 1965. View of horseboxes and sightseers at the Lee Gap Fair, with a horse and cart in the foreground. Some of the people seen will be travellers who were, and still are, regular visitors to Lee Gap Fair and camped on the Gypsy field and Baghill Green. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
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Selby Road, Travellers Inn (Halton) (3 comments)
Black & White image11th April 1980 View from the rear of the Travellers Inn on Selby Road. The inn car park can be seen along with various outbuildings. On the left the parade of shops on the opposite side of Selby Road can just be seen.
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The Travellers Public House, Selby Road (Halton) (1 comment)
Colour image2000. A view of the black & white mock Tudor frontage of The Travellers public house situated between numbers 253 and 269 Selby Road. It has a traditional, painted hanging sign at first floor level. Built in the early 19th Century, it was bought by Joshua Tetley for £7250 at auction in 1925, along with the bowling green.
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