School: Soran, Longford (roll number 14683)

Location:
Soran, Co. Longford
Teacher:
Wilfred O'Callaghan

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0759, Page 159

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my grandfather John Lennon Ages 75 of the same address.

In this district, twenty years ago stockings were woven. There are remains of the spinning wheels to be seen, though no use is made of them, except one on Patrick Tully's, Dromnacooha, Esker, Longford, and Mrs Tully and her daughter Baby Tully Dromnacooha, Esker, Longford spin stockings and other woolen materials. They take the wool from the sheep, wash it and dry it thoroughly.
They they start spinning it into wool, and Mrs Tully usually knits the stockings. The spinning wheel is worked like a swing machine. Most of the people around this district, and

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Collector
Kathleen Lee
Gender
female
Address
Soran, Co. Longford
Informant
Pat Lee
Gender
male
Age
60
Address
Aghagreagh, Co. Longford
Informant
Mrs Hugh O' Reilly
Relation
relative (other than parent or grandparent)
Gender
female
Age
75
Address
Derreenavoggy, Co. Longford
Language
English