School: Leatbeg (roll number 16146)

Location:
Leat Beg, Co. Donegal
Teacher:
Mrs Peoples

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1091, Page 106

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he sold delf and gathered rags, meal, and potatoes. He was a very funny man and he used to tell stories in our house. Once he said that when he would die he would leave the whole peninsula of Innishowen to his wife and what ever money he had to his daughter.
John Morrow. 2: 4: 1938
Told by my father William Morrow Leatbeg, Carrigart, Lifford. Age 59 years. Born and reared and spent all his life in Leatbeg.
The names of some of the beggars who used to come to this district in my father's and mother's time are as follows,
"John the Bottles, Brian Livers, Own the Tinker, and Pat the Tinker Simey the Tinker and John Love, Peter Orange, Johnay Ban, Pat Boyle and James Boyle and the Key men."
John the Bottles got his name because he gathered bottles from house to house and he

The names of some of the beggars who used to come to this district in my father's and mother's time are as follows,
"John the Bottles, Brian Livers, Own the Tinker, and Pat the Tinker Simey the Tinker and John Love, Peter Orange, Johndy Ban, Pat Boyle and James Boyle and the Key men."
John the Bottles got his name because he gathered bottles from house to house and he

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Collector
Thomas Gallagher
Gender
male
Address
Tully, Co. Donegal
Informant
James Gallagher
Relation
parent
Gender
male
Age
50
Address
Tully, Co. Donegal
Language
English