This website is a supplement to the book TICKHILL - discover its past

which was published by Tickhill & District Local History Society in September 2014.

The website contains only new material not published in the book.

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3 - TRADE and COMMERCE

One of the factors which determine a town’s prosperity is trade. Tickhill has experienced mixed fortunes over the centuries: it flourished during the medieval period but its subsequent decline in the late 14th century was to last for almost 400 years. The arrival of a new class of trader - the shopkeeper - in the early 19th century reflected and contributed to a revival in its status as a prosperous market town.

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Pic p.31 George or Thomas Jenkinson?

Tickhill  shops & businesse now and in 1940s