A book of fairs : Or, A new guide to the west-country travellers: shewing them all the fairs in these thirteen several counties following viz. Gloucester-shire, Wilt-shire, Somerser-shire, Dorset-shire, Devon-shire, Cornwall, Glamorgan-shire, Monmouth-shire, Hereford-shire, Worcester-shire, Oxford-shire, Berk-shire, and Hamp-shire. Which, if any person hath occasion to go to any of these fairs, he may find them in this book; and the day of the month of every particular fair, and where they are kept: together with all the moveable fairs in the thirteen several counties above-mentioned. As also an account of the number of the fairs in each county: the fixt fairs in Gloucester-shire is 65, the moveable fairs 18, in all 83. The fixt fairs in Wilt-shire is 75, the moveable fairs 18, in all 93. The fixt fairs in Somerset-shire is 118, the moveable fairs 30, in all 148. The fixt fairs in Dorset-Shire is 55 the moveable 15, in all 70. The fixt fairs in Devibshire, 115, the moveable fairs 45, in all 160. The fixt fairs in Cornwal is 90, the moveable fairs 32, in all 122. The fixt fairs in Glamorgan-shire is 33, the moveable 13, in all 46. The fixt fairs in Monmouth-shire is 18, the moveable fairs 16, in all 34. The fixt fairs in Hereford-shire is 24, the moveable fairs 14, in all 38. The fixt fairs in Worecester-shire is 17, the moveable fairs 9, in all 26. The fixt fairs in Oxford-shire is 36, the moveable fairs 17, the statute fairs for servants 12, in all 65. The fixt fairs in Berk-shire is 43, the moveable 15, in all 58. The fixt fairs in Hamp-Shire is 49, the moveable fairs 16, in all 65; in the whole 1002. The tenth impression collected by J. Bridges of Chippingham in Wilt-Shire in the 58 year of his travels

Main Author: Bridges, John
Format: eBook
Published: [London?] Printed for the author 1718, In the year MDCCXVIII. [1718]
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Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:English Short Title Catalog, T193395. - Reproduction of original from Bodleian Library (Oxford)
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