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Healing wells in the Rhins of Galloway supposed to cure whoo...

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Title - Healing wells in the Rhins of Galloway supposed to cure whoo...
Contributors - Williamina McGaw; Agnes Grace McGaw
Reporters - Prof. John MacQueen

Summary - Healing wells in the Rhins of Galloway supposed to cure whooping cough; origin of Devil's Brig place-name.

Jack MacQueen mentions Peter's Paps, a spring supposed to cure whooping cough. The Misses McGaw mention the Devil's Brig, where the cure for the whooping cough was to hold the person upside down to take the water. The Devil's Brig is so called from a rock formation that looks like a face.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:02:19
Date Recorded - 1972.08
Language - English
Genre - Information
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 30769
Original Tape ID - SA1972.155
Original Track ID - SA1972.155.A3
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R



Recording Location:
  County - Wigtownshire
  Village - Galloway


Item Location:
  County - Wigtownshire
  Parish - Kirkmaiden

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