Maledictions - There are several other tales similar to the last , about certain houses and farms in this district, which bring us back to the time of the "grabbers as they titled, and their decendents bear the same nicknames of which these are (?)
There is a large farm here in the locality and it was once owned by a Mr. - . He died leaving a large young family of 11 orphans to the care of his poor widow. There was a neighbour of hers and he went to the middleman (the landlord's agent) and bribed him. when the rent became due the widow was duly notified, but the covetous neighbour and the agent had it squared. He had paid the rent and became owner of the farm. When the widow came to pay her rent she was told she was late and another man had paid it was now the owner. Heartbroken she returned home to her poor orphans and in a few days she was evicted. It is said she cursed the place and its new resident and the people over that the malediction didn't fall on stones. it is now evident no member of the family will own it in the near future. They prospered there for a time and the second generation died childless and strangers will possess the place. and must.