CPAT Regional Sites & Monuments Record

PRN 85534 - Welshpool, Medieval Fairs

NGR :- SJ22510762 (SJ20NW)
Unitary authority :- Powys
Community :- Welshpool
Prefered site type :- Medieval - Fair (Document - Unknown )

Annual fairs held at Welshpool probably from the early 1240s. Initially in January and May (at the Ascension), later (in 1282) changed to 25-27 May, 28-30 August and 5-7 November (Barton, P G, 2002, pp82-4).

Sources:-
Barton, P G , 2002 , "Gruffudd ap Gwenwynwyn's Trefnant Market Charter 1279-1282 ", The Montgomeryshire Collections 90 , 82-4 .

record created 21/08/03 , last updated 21/08/03
The above data are supplied by CPAT in partnership with its Local Authorities and the partners of END, CPAT SMR partnership, 2003 (and in part Crown, 2003)



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Clwyd Powys Archaeological Trust, Curatorial Section, 7a Church Street, Welshpool, Powys SY21 7DL.
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