School: Creewood (roll number 5331)

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0715, Page 227

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Wheaten bread and oat-meal bread were the kinds of bread made in olden times. Bread was from wheat and oats. People do not remember querns or grindstones.
The different kinds of bread made were potato cakes, boxty bread, oat meal bread, leven bread and wheaten. The oat meal used be mixed with wheaten and baked on a griddle. Bread was baked every

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Collector
Ellen Field
Gender
female
Address
Creewood, Co. Meath
Informant
Thomas Field
Gender
male
Age
55
Address
Creewood, Co. Meath
Language
English