School: Leatbeg (roll number 16146)

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1091, Page 128

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The names of the herbs or weeds that grow in this district are as follows
Cold Foot
Chick Weed
Nettles
Dockens
Red Shanks
Muggerts
Cratae
Buachalan Buidhe
Pirl
Yarr
Thistles
Sulegs
Sgalegs
Geel
Day Nettles
All these weeds destroy the land and make it very poor. Some weeds do not grow in bad ground they only grow in good clay.
The names of the ones that grow in good clay

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Collector
John Morrow
Gender
male
Address
Leat Beg, Co. Donegal
Informant
William Morrow
Relation
parent
Gender
male
Age
59
Occupation
farmer
Address
Leat Beg, Co. Donegal
Language
English