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October Meeting

Our last meeting was on Friday 12th October 2018 at The Abbey Centre and was a talk by Bruce Smith on "Welsh Droving through Northamptonshire".

Bruce talked about the routes probably being ancient tracks but from the sixteenth century became the route for the drovers taking cattle to fattening pastures and markets.



Cattle through Southam

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The Welsh Lane drovers drove their Welsh Black cattle, and their sheep, through Wrexham, Birmingham, Southam, Culworth and then on to Buckingham, Aylesbury and London.

Welsh House Northampton

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