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Welsh Folk Lore

Whooping Cough Charm
Children suffering from whooping cough were taken to ...

Pigeon
If the sick asks for a pigeon pie, or the flesh of a ...

Troi Crysau Or Clothes Drying Test
Young maidens washed linen after the household had re...

Llandegla Spirit
The tale of this Spirit was given me by Mr. Roberts, ...

Coblynau Or Knockers
have been described as a species of Fairies, whose abo...

A Witch Transformed Into A Hare Injured By One Whom She Tormented
An old woman, thought to be a witch, was said by a ne...

Garth Uchaf Llanuwchllyn Changeling Legend
Yr oedd gwraig Garth Uchaf, yn Llanuwchllyn, un tro w...

Cows
Cows Kneeling on Christmas Morn. In the upland p...

Lady-bird
This pretty spotted little beetle was used formerly i...

The Bible And Key Divination
A key is taken, and placed on the 16th verse of the 1...





Category: FAIRY MONEY TURNEN TO DROSS.





A Cruel Man And A Fairy Dog
The person from whom the following tale was derived was David Roberts, Tycerrig, Clocaenog, near Ruthin. A Fairy dog lost its master and wandered about here and there seeking him. A farmer saw the dog, and took it home with him, ...

Dick The Fiddler And The Fairy Crown-piece
For the following story I am indebted to my friend, Mr Hamer, who records it in his Parochial account of Llanidloes, published in the Montgomeryshire Collections, vol. x., pp. 252-3-4. Mr Hamer states that the tale was related to h...

The Fairies Rewarding A Woman For Taking Care Of Their Dog
Mention has already been made of Fairy Dogs. It would appear that now and again these dogs, just like any other dogs, strayed from home; but the Fairies were fond of their pets, and when lost, sought for them, and rewarded those mo...

Fairy Money Turned To Dross
Fairies' treasure was of uncertain value, and depended for its very existence on Fairy intentions. Often and again, when they had lavishly bestowed money on this or that person, it was discovered to be only leaves or some equally w...