School: Baile an Daingin (C.) (roll number 4828)

Ballindine, Co. Mayo
Máire de Staic

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There was a bakery in Ballindine and also a distilary where McHugh's is now. One of the houses is called the Brewery.
Mrs. French Killeen Ballindine
Age about 60 years
Pupil's Name Kathleen Fahey
a tallow-chandler was the name of the man who made candles.
The candles were made of rushes steeped in tallow. the tallow used be in a little pot called the grisset.
John McHugh Ballindine Age 48 yrs
Pupil's Name Nanette Waldron
There is a well in Ballindine called Faideog where they used steep the candles
Miss Kelly. Ballindine
Age about 76 years
Pupil's Name Kathleen Hession