Scoil: Walterstown (uimhir rolla 10356)

Suíomh:
Walterstown, Co. na Mí
Múinteoir:
Proinseas, Bean Uí Cheallaigh

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Walterstown | Bailiúchán na Scol

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Bailiúchán na Scol, Imleabhar 0686, Leathanach 106

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Ar an leathanach seo

(ar lean ón leathanach roimhe)

very close grown hedge of about 15 ft high. It had full grown thorns on it.
2nd February 1938.

Given by:-
John Byrd, (Farm Labourer).
Kentstown,
Brownstown,
Navan.
Writter by:-
Alphonsys G. O'Kelly,
Monkstown,
Brownstown,
Navan.

Bailitheoir
Alphonsus G. O' Kelly
Inscne
fireann
Seoladh
Monktown, Co. na Mí
Faisnéiseoir
John Byrd
Inscne
fireann
Gairm bheatha
farm-labourer
Seoladh
Baile an Cheantaigh, Co. na Mí
Teanga
Béarla

Many years ago there stood at Walterstown Chapel a flourishing Public House and a provision shop. The people who owned it were named Macken's. It stood where to day is built a new stone wall beginning at the chapel yard. The Macken family also owned a farm near Walterstown which contains St. Patrick's Well. This well suppllies good spring water in three different directions. They also ploughed this land and grew crops of oats, wheat and barley in days long before Free Trade came to this country. The American and other grain growing countries dumped millions of barrels of corn into this country leaving tillage-farmers to sow seed in their land. So that was the beginning of grain-land in this country. Nothing remains of Macken's today but old mud walls and the haggard where once corn was

(leanann ar an chéad leathanach eile)