School: Windgap (C.), Thomastown (roll number 5698)

Location:
Windgap, Co. Kilkenny
Teacher:
Bean Mhic Eóin

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Old Houses

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0851, Page 125

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About a quarter of a mile from the village of Windgap are the remains of two old houses They are on Mr. Kelly's land. The only mahks that are left are a few old stones and their is a large hollow in the ground where the houses were erected.
A few gooseberry bushes are growing wild there. The occupants of these houses were Quann's who are now residing in Roscon; and Bill Walsh better known as "Bill Stoul", who lives in

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Collector
Josie Phelan
Gender
female
Informant
(name not given)
Relation
parent
Gender
female
Age
48
Occupation
farmer's wife
Language
English