School: Loughkeeren

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

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Old Crafts - Spinning Wool

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0120, Page 64

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There was a spinning wheel in Judge's of Rathruane; in Hughes of Boleyard; and Maggie Groarke has a woolen spinning wheel. She cards, and spins, the wool into thread, then knits socks, and shawls.

Collector
Celine Warde
Gender
female
Address
Bellavary, Co. Mayo
Informant
(name not given)
Relation
relative (other than parent or grandparent)
Gender
female
Language
English