Gallery

ADHT William Aumonier Jr sculptor
Sculpture on Alfreton’s War Memorial by William Aumonier Jr.
Alfreton & District Heritage Trust Chairman Martyn Hart with Pat Smith
Alfreton & District Heritage Trust Chairman Martyn Hart with speaker Pat Smith. Palmer Morewood Social Club, 24th June 2019

ADHT Pat Smith June 24 2019 - Copy (2)

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Horsefair in King Street

 

Alfreton gained the right to hold a market on Mondays in 1252, In the 18th century market day changed from from Monday to Friday. Fairs for horses and cattle were held in July and October. The first recorded horse fair was in 1710.

Moot Hall
King Street Alfreton in 1904, showing the Moot Hall, the Angel Hotel on the left and the Four Horseshoes on the right.

Alfreton Market

the last Alfreton Market held outdoors on the Market Place in 1954.