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People believed running water would protect them from spirit...

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Title - People believed running water would protect them from spirit...
Contributors - William Forbes
Reporters - Anne Ross

Summary - People believed running water would protect them from spirits, and in healing properties of water from the meeting of three burns.

People believed that if there was running water between a person and a ghost or evil spirit he would be safe. They also believed that water from the place where three burns met would cure ailments. The contributor has never heard of pouring water over silver as a cure.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:01:15
Date Recorded - 1964.04
Language - English
Genre - Information
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 18588
Original Tape ID - SA1964.017
Original Track ID - SA1964.017.A14
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R



Recording Location:
  County - Perthshire
  Parish - Killin
  Village - Killin


Item Location:
  County - Perthshire
  Parish - Dull
  Village - Camserney

Item Notes -

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