School: Creewood (roll number 5331)

Location:
Creewood, Co. Meath
Teacher:
Brighid, Bean Uí Chearnacháin

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Local Marriage Customs

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0715, Page 129

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Local Marriage Customs

January and June are the months during which marriages take place locally. People say that Tuesdays and Thursdays are unlucky day for marriage.
There are matches made in parts of our district. Money is given as dowry. Stock and goods are some times given.
There are many customs observed on the wedding

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Collector
Bridget Mc Quail
Gender
female
Address
Rathbranchurch, Co. Meath
Collector
Mary Sheehy
Gender
female
Address
Creewood, Co. Meath
Collector
Florrie Carey
Gender
female
Address
Rathkenny, Co. Meath
Collector
Kitty Mc Hugh
Gender
female
Address
Creewood, Co. Meath
Collector
John Nevin
Gender
male
Address
Ardcalf, Co. Meath
Informant
Mary Mc Quail
Gender
female
Age
50
Address
Rathbranchurch, Co. Meath
Informant
Mary Sheehy
Gender
female
Age
52
Address
Creewood, Co. Meath
Informant
Lizzie Carey
Gender
female
Age
50
Address
Rathkenny, Co. Meath
Informant
Lizzie Mc Hugh
Gender
female
Age
40
Address
Creewood, Co. Meath
Informant
Katie Nevin
Gender
female
Age
45
Address
Ardcalf, Co. Meath
Language
English