Here he spent two more years on a farm, and then, securing employment as a drover, worked his way to Philadelphia and finally to Albany, New York, where for two years he taught school, studied medicine, and was a labourer on the Erie Canal.
As a boy of nine he helped a sheep drover to drive sheep and sometimes walked 12 miles a day.
But in early 1712 Rob Roy's head drover, having purchased the cattle, then sold it on and disappeared with the funds.
Cattle drovers bringing cattle horses and sheep from Northumbria and Scotland regularly came to the town.
During the 1800's the pub was a popular resting place for welsh cattle drovers on their way to Northampton Market.
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