"Michaelmas(Ock) and Runaway Fairs." Abingdon-on-Thames Things to Do Tip by Tdiver
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Both in October the Michaelmas Fair was a hiring fair when workers sold themselves into a years work bond.The Runaway Fair a week later was when workers who had runaway from hard masters would re-sell themselves.
Link here to last years Michaemas Fair
Abingdon fair 2006
Web site below for events over the whole year.
Address: Ock street.
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