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Welsh Folk Lore

Ffrith Farm Ghost
I am indebted to Mr. Williams, schoolmaster, Bryneglw...

The Cock
Caesar, Bk. v., c.12, tells us that the Celtic nation...

Pont-y-glyn Ghost
There is a picturesque glen between Corwen and Cerrig...

The Swift
This bird's motions are looked upon as weather signs....

Divination With The Twca Or Knife
The proceeding was as follows:--The party who wished ...

Time Of Bee Swarming
The month in which bees swarm is considered of the gr...

Tale Of A Corpse Candle
My informant told me that one John Roberts, Felin-y-W...

Pullet's Egg Divination
Mr. J. Roberts, Plas Einion, Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd, ...

Mice
A mouse nibbling clothes was a sign of disaster, if n...

The Conjuror And The Cattle
R. H., a farmer in Llansilin parish, who lost several...





Category: SPIRITUALISM.





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 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...

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...

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 ...

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 ...