Farmers . . from all the neighbouring Parishes . . came to Town . . to . . Buy and Sell . . their livestock. .
On the Streets of the Town . . were paraded . . Cattle . . Horses . . Pigs . . Poultry . . and sometimes . . Butter . . Eggs . .
It was a great occasion of " Meet and Greet " . . and the Shops and Pubs of the Town . . did mighty business . .
There were occasional " Faction Fights " . . but mostly Fair Days were occasions of Fun . . and Street entertainment.
After a Fair . . the Streets . . were in need of a very great ' cleanup ' . . which could take up to a week to accomplish . . E.M.H.