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- XML “May Eve”
- XML “Shrove Tuesday”
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- St. John's Eve
On St. John's Eve it is an old custom for young men to light bonfires at the cross roads.Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
- Maureen Marsh
- May Eve
People believe that a great deal of witchcraft was carried out on May Eve long ago. On that account people used to sprinkle Easter Water on the fields, crops, cattle and other animals.Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
- Shrove Tuesday
Shrove Tuesday night is called Pancake Night. People made pancakes and put a ring in one of them. For the person who gets the ring it is looked on as a lucky omen.Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.