Wrexham County Folk Tales

This collection, which includes both traditional tales – passed down through generations by word of mouth – and archive material, brings to life the local legends, mysteries and stories of ordinary people doing extraordinary things that ...

Wrexham County Folk Tales

Author: Fiona Collins

Publisher: The History Press

ISBN: 0750962054

Page: 128

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The county borough of Wrexham is rich in folklore, with an abundance of tales to capture the wonders of the Welsh landscape and all its denizens, both real and imaginary: animal, human and even superhuman. This collection, which includes both traditional tales – passed down through generations by word of mouth – and archive material, brings to life the local legends, mysteries and stories of ordinary people doing extraordinary things that make Wales so magical. A speaker of both languages of Wales, the author has collected some unusual material sure to enchant both Welsh and non Welsh speakers. Beautifully illustrated by local artist Ed Fisher, these tales bring to life the ancient wisdom of Wrexham.

Denbighshire Folk Tales

Wales is especially rich in the folklore of place, and this collection brings a new perspective to the history of Denbighshire, the oldest inhabited area of Wales.

Denbighshire Folk Tales

Author: Fiona Collins

Publisher: History PressLtd

ISBN: 9780752451879

Page: 192

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Wales is especially rich in the folklore of place, and this collection brings a new perspective to the history of Denbighshire, the oldest inhabited area of Wales. With hills, valleys, moorland and coast, this varied land has inspired many tales of ancient battles, strange creatures and curious customs. This compilation of stories from the ancient lore of the modern county of Denbighshire includes local legends, folk tales, stories of magic and mystery and tales of ordinary people doing extraordinary things. Discover dragons and devils, ghosts and giants, witches and cunning men, poets, heroes, saints, kings and queens and, of course, Y Tylwyth Teg, The Fair Folk. A speaker of both languages of Wales, the author has collected some unusual material which will be of particular interest to non-Welsh speakers, who will meet these tales for the first time here.With illustrations from local artist Ed Fisher complementing the tales, this volume will be enjoyed by old and young alike. Mae'na groeso cynnes Cymreig yma i bawb. There is a warm Welsh welcome here to all.

Folklore an Emerging Discipline

and Christiansen , Reidar Th . The Types of the Irish Folktale . FFC No. 188.
Helsinki , 1963. 349 pp . ... Tales and Legends of North Wales . Oswestry and
Wrexham ... Paterson , T. G. F. Country Cracks . Old Tales from the County of
Armagh .

Folklore  an Emerging Discipline

Author: Herbert Halpert

Publisher: St. John's, Nfld. : Department of Folklore, Memorial University of Newfoundland

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Bye gones

The Archdeacon has been in orders for The story of the holed stone perhaps
explains forty years , and has spent a very busy life , es- the saying " . ... Rural '
Dean of Wrexham English translation ) from the Manuscript in the 1882-92 . ... of
our the little Shropshire Village more than its fair and a number of plovers ' eggs
were found at the famous folk - tales ! ... Sir , " said Mador , " if you please , lacky
stones ; but in the latter county the idea is answer my question ? where did thy
father die ...

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Bye gones Relating to Wales and the Border Counties

... 300 Whittington Castle , Story of , 335 Celtia , 19 Worcestershire Sessions
Papers , Calendar of , 91 Celtio Folk - lore , Manx ... 49 Rent Book , an Old (
Montgomeryshire ) , 55 Jones , Griffith , of Llanddowror , 398 Rhos and Wrexham
Railway ...

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Encyclopaedia of Religion and Ethics

It will readily be seen how this mass of Gaelic folk - lore Aderyn y Corph , a bird
which appears as a foreteller of death has been ... of terror to fairies ) , the turning
of one's coat inside the country , especially since Nonconformity has out , the
pronunciation of the Divine name ... Folklore , Oswestry and Wrexham , 1896 ; the
town of Usk in Monmouthshire - Brynbuga ; P. Sébillot , Traditions et superstitions
de ...

Encyclopaedia of Religion and Ethics

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Willing s Press Guide

Wiltshire County Mirror and Express , 1833 , Ines Wrexham Guardian , 1869 , bec
North Wales Guardian Wiltshire News , 1911 . 1879 . Wiltshire ... Wolverton
Express and Bucks Weekly Young Folk ' s Tales , 1906 , inc . ' Playtime , 1922 .

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"A guide to the press of the United Kingdom and to the principal publications of Europe, Australia, the Far East, Gulf States, and the U.S.A.

The Description of Penbrokshire

For the place - names in the district ( including Holt and Is - y - Coed ) which show
the former existence of a great wood or its remains , see ib . , VI , vi , 218. ... in the
Bodleian ) ; but he also found the story current in the district as a folk - tale , which
made the children into fairies . ... Holt Park is marked in Speed's map , which also
marks a park S. of that park and E. of Wrexham town , at Abenbury , and the ...

The Description of Penbrokshire

Author: George Owen

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The Antiquary

The presses of the which we cannot but regret , for he is a true folklore smaller
Italian and German towns , as well as several collector ... In into the hands of
Richard Grafton , the printer and the English border county of Shropshire the
present chronicler . ... remember to have met before with instances of and
Wrexham .

The Antiquary

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Who s who

Llewelyn , M.A .; at Museat , iang ; Political Agent , Baluchistan , Archdeacon of
Wrexham since I lisens 1 * 0 ; British ... Edwr . : Charterhour , Captain , ford ,
Judige of County Courts , Macclestielii , 19 March 1890 , Welsh Reximent :
offered by since ... Publications : Fairy and Folk Churston . Tales of the Irish
Peasants , 1869 ; The Wanderings - of Oisin , 1889 ; Representative Irish Tales ,
cultural PART II ...

Who s who

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Newspaper Press Directory

0 3 H . Hambleton , Workmen ' s Hall , 65 and 66 , Drury Lane , W . C . World ' s
Comic Jokes and Tales ( Illustrated ) . ... Chester Street , Athlete Cricket , and
Athletic Notes Wrexham . ... Yorkshire Folk - Lore Journal County Folk - Lore . . . .
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Supernatural Clwyd

The Folk Tales of North-East Wales Richard Holland. PREFACE The county of
Clwyd is ... to Maelor Saesneg , the south - easterly corner of the county , which
has now been amalgamated into the Wrexham Maelor . Clwyd is a county of
varied ...

Supernatural Clwyd

Author: Richard Holland

Publisher: Gwasg Carrech Gwalch

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The Athenaeum

... Rabusson's ( H. ) Sans Entraves , 551 Smith's ( B. ) Eminent Christian Workers
, 881 of Speen in the County of Berks , 95 Ramsay's ( w . ... du Comité de Salut
Public , edited by Digest of the Records of the , 625 More English Fairy Tales , ed
. by Jacobs , 551 Aulard , Vol . ... History of the Town of Wrexham , 911 by Legge ,
222 Theal's ( G. McCall ) History of South Africa , 876 Paris's ( Comte de ) Une ...

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Oral History

Testimony may incorporate jokes , anecdotes and legends gathered from local
oral culture . ... what is now the Flintshire County Library , Mold , to the interviews
of the Wrexham Museum Project ( WMP ) and to the process by which communal
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Oral History

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Publications of the Folk lore Society

Household Tales , Sidney Oldall Addy , 1895 , pp . 106-7 ... The Folk - Lore of
Herefordshire , Ella Mary Leather , Hereford , 1912 , pp . 108-9 ... Bye - Gones
relating to Wales and the Border Counties , Oswestry and Wrexham , 1886-7 , p .
223.

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The Antiquary

Folk - lore , too , is included in a chapter dealing with the modern life of the
country ! One further defect we must note ... Vols . I to 7. Compiled by G. H.
BRIERLEY , ( Oswestry and Wrexham · Woodhall , Minshull and Co. , 1887 ) ... All
sorts of superstitions and myths are compared and explained , on a principle
entirely one of ...

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