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Strict Christians in Banffshire fishing ports criticised as..., 1953

Track ID : 9717

Strict Christians in Banffshire fishing ports criticised as 'Holy Willies'. The fishermen around Gamrie [Gardenstown] and Macduff were all very religious. "They'd sing on the Lord's day, but they'...

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Gamrie a wealthy place., 1953

Track ID : 9725

Gamrie [Gardenstown] a wealthy place. Gamrie [Gardenstown] seems to Charles 'Codlins' Simpson to be one of the richest places in Scotland. There are no poor rates, because there are no poor people...

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Invading Norsemen fought off in Banffshire., 1953

Track ID : 9732

Invading Norsemen fought off in Banffshire. The first Norsemen in the North-East of Scotland landed at Gamrie [Gardenstown]. The men fled, but the women got the Norsemen drunk, then put stones in ...

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Former site of Macduff., 1953

Track ID : 9733

Former site of Macduff. The Macduff area was a barren country at the time of the Norsemen. Macduff was not where it is now, but was at Doune, by the Burn of Melrose.

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A Banffshire ghost., 1953

Track ID : 9736

A Banffshire ghost. The Green Lady of Melrose, the ghost of a woman who was killed, used to be seen by servant deems [kitchen maids] on the Farm of Melrose and beside the green tree [Green Tree?] ...

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A Banffshire witch., 1953

Track ID : 9737

A Banffshire witch. Talk of old Maggie Shaw, said to be a witch. Women believed that she could tell the future, and if she put a curse on somebody they would never thrive.

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Description of Francis Markiss, the musician., 1953

Track ID : 9740

Description of Francis Markiss, the musician. Hamish Henderson asks about a woman supposed to be a witch, and whether she could make peats fly through the house by themselves. Charles 'Codlins' Si...

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A trick is played on Francie Markiss., 1953

Track ID : 9745

A trick is played on Francie Markiss. One time Francie Markiss was returning from Brandon Fair and some of the billies [lads] decided to give him a scare. They put a string across the road with a ...

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Description of Francie Markiss and his character., 1953

Track ID : 9747

Description of Francie Markiss and his character. Francie Markiss used to travel using two staffs: he could go faster than a horse. He went into Turriff once to fee [engage as a farmservant] for t...

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Francie Markiss competes against Donald Dinnie at Elgin High..., 1953

Track ID : 9748

Francie Markiss competes against Donald Dinnie at Elgin Highland Games. Francie Markiss made a lot of money playing at fairs and markets, including Banff market at Turriff, Fogieloan [Aberchirder]...

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