School: Loughkeeren

Location:
Knockatemple, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Anna M. Warde

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Travelling Folk - Sherlock and Judy

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0120, Page 129

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My father told me that there were two beggars named Sherlock and Judy who used to come round asking lodgings in our house and in the other houses of the village. One night they lodged in our house. At daybreak they went home. Sherlock was blind and Judy had to lead him everywhere he went.

Collector
Sara Hall
Gender
female
Address
Loughkeeraun Well, Co. Mayo
Informant
(name not given)
Relation
parent
Gender
male
Language
English