Shops were very common in this locality long ago.
Some people used to go to the nearest town to buy their goods. Buying and selling is never known to have been carried on after mass, and it is not done nowadays
Poor people go about from house to house selling small articles.
(Please see '' Travelling Folk '' for further details)
Markets were held in former times in every town and village, but some of them are now discontinued. Pedlars and dealers gathering feathers and rags often visited this district, and some of them still call.
One man named '' Peter the rag ''