School: Loughkeeren

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

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Local Heroes - Great Mowers

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0120, Page 32

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My father told me that the greatest mower in this district was James White of Ashbrook. He could mow three acres in two days. George Black of Carracastle tried to best him but James White won the challenge.

Collector
Katie Stephens
Gender
female
Address
Grallagh, Co. Mayo
Informant
(name not given)
Relation
parent
Gender
male
Language
English