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

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0851, Page 164

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God bless this bed that I lay on,
But if I die before I wake I trust in Crist my soul to save, Amen.

Once upon a time there lived a wealthy old lady who had a lot of jewellery. She had gold rings on every finger. When she was dying she told the nurse not to leave anyone go near her rings and to leave them on her fingers when she would be buried. The old lady died and the rings were buried with her.

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Collector
Kathleen O Neill
Gender
female
Informant
(name not given)
Relation
parent
Gender
female
Language
English