The dreadful disease of diabetes attacked the descendants of the Prosletyser. Local tradition tells of the dreadful death of the last of the line a few years ago.
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(Related to Mrs. H G Moloney N.T. & myself in 1926 by Mrs. Norry Coughlan (died 1933) then aged 93 residing at Ovens Bridge.)The terror of Norry's childhood days was a peculiar individual of about 18 years, who wore a long cotton pinafore over his male attire, & who was never seen without a great shining tin bucket on his arm. Needless to state he was the village 'ónsue'
He regarded the bucket as his best friend. He called it "Daisy", & undoubtedly "Daisy" helped him to earn his living, for according to
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