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Welsh Folk Lore

Fairy Riches And Gifts
The riches of the Fairies are often mentioned by the ...

Gwrach Y Rhibyn Or Hag Of The Mist
Another supernatural being associated with water was ...

Hemp Seed Sowing
A young married woman, a native of Denbighshire, told...

A Spiritualistic Story From Wales
In an article relating to spiritualism in the Februar...

Birds Singing Before February
Should the feathered songsters sing before February i...

Stopping Of A Clock
The unaccountable stopping of the kitchen clock gener...

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

Spider
The long-legged spider, or, as it is generally called...

Charming The Wild Wart
Take a branch of elder tree, strip off the bark, spli...

Charm For Cocks About To Fight
The charm consisted of a verse taken from the Bible, ...





Category: FAIRY TRICKS WITH MORTALS.





Fairy Tricks With Mortals
It was formerly believed in Wales that the Fairies, for a little fun, sportively carried men in mid air from place to place, and, having conveyed them to a strange neighbourhood, left them to return to their homes as best they could...

A Man Carried Through The Air By The Fairies
One Edward Jones, or 'Ned the Jockey,' as he was familiarly called, resided, within the memory of the writer, in one of the roadside cottages a short distance from Llanidloes, on the Newtown road. While returning home late one evenin...

The Elf Dancers Of Cae Caled
Dr. Edward Williams, under the year 1757, writes as follows:-- I am now going to relate a circumstance in this young period of my life which probably will excite an alternate smile and thoughtful reflection, as it has often done i...