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Welsh Folk Lore

Fairy Knockers Or Coblynau
The Coblynau or Knockers were supposed to be a specie...

Charm For Clefyd Y Galon_ _or Heart Disease
The Rev. J. Felix, vicar of Cilcen, near Mold, when a...

The Hidden Golden Chair
It is a good many years since Mrs. Mary Jones, Corlan...

The Goose
Should a goose lay a soft egg, a small egg, or two eg...

Thirteen At A Table
Should thirteen sit at a table it was believed that t...

Fairy Ladies Marrying Mortals
In the mythology of the Greeks, and other nations, go...

Swyno'r 'ryri (charming The Shingles)
The shingles is a skin disease, which encircles the b...

A Charm For Stopping Bleeding
Mrs. Reynolds, whom I have already mentioned in conne...

The Myddvai Legend
A widow, who had an only son, was obliged, in consequ...

A Horse Witched
Pedws Ffoulk, a supposed witch, was going through a f...





Category: SPIRITUALISM.





A Doctor Called From His Bed By A Voice
Mr. Hugh Lloyd, Llanfihangel-Glyn-Myfyr, who received the story from Dr. Davies, the gentleman who figures in the tale, informed me of the following curious incidents:-- Doctor Davies, of Cerrig-y-drudion, had gone to bed and slep...

Spiritualism
The next subject I shall treat of is curious, and partakes of the nature of spiritualism. I hardly know by what other word to describe it, therefore I will give particulars, so as to make the matter intelligible to the reader, and ...

The Apple Pip Trial Of Lovers
The fair lady takes as many pips as she has lovers, and these she places on the point of a knife, which she inserts between the bars of the fire grate. Each pip represents a lover, and the pip that swells out and jumps into the fir...

A Spiritualistic Story From Wales
In an article relating to spiritualism in the February number of the Fortnightly Review, a story was told which is here shortened. The anecdote is given on the authority of a Welsh gentleman named Roberts, who resided at Cheetham, ...

A Spirit Leaving And Re-entering The Body
A man was in love with two young girls, and they were both in love with him, and they knew that he flirted with them both. It is but natural to suppose that these young ladies did not, being rivals, love each other. It can well be ...