Trading Histories

Lists of Traders

Lists of market traders can be very interesting and useful. Not only are they a way for people trace back family histories of market trading, they can also help historians and archaeologists examine how consumer fashions have changed over the years.

A Directory of Sheffield 1787

Traders at Castle Market in 1959

Traders at Castle Market in July 2013

Castle Market in 1976. Courtesy of Sheffield Newspapers

Castle Market in 1976. Courtesy of Sheffield Newspapers