Result count: 235
  1. (no title)

    When a person had the whooping cough they used give milk to a ferret and what the ferret would let after him they used give that to the sick person for a cure.

    Language
    English
    Collector
    Chris Lowney
    Informant
    (name not given)
  2. (no title)

    Whooping cough The old cure the people had for the whooping cough was to give the children ferret's milk to drink.

    Language
    English
    Collector
    John Griffin
    Informant
    Mrs Griffin
  3. (no title)

    The cure for chincough was to go out and ask a man with a white horse what would cure the chincough and whatever he said would cure it.

    Language
    English
    Collector
    Thomas Sampson
    Informant
    Mr William Keating
    Age
    40