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©Hereford Museum

A fine pair of leather ladies' gloves, nineteenth century

Market Day in Ledbury   ‘The farmers used to bring their animals through to market…through the town. The sheep and the cattle.

Bricks and tiles have been used for building in Ledbury for centuries.

The whole urban hierarchy was knit together by its carriers. In 1637 John Taylor in his Carriers’ Cosmography wrote: ‘what a man sends to Hereford