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folklore of Gloucestershire

Roy Palmer

folklore of Gloucestershire

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Published by Westcountry in Tiverton .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Gloucestershire (England),
  • England,
  • Gloucestershire.
    • Subjects:
    • Folklore -- England -- Gloucestershire.,
    • Gloucestershire (England) -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-218) and index.

      StatementRoy Palmer.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGR142.G56 P35 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 330 p., [16] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages330
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL865170M
      ISBN 101898386072
      LC Control Number95149160
      OCLC/WorldCa35277869

      A fragment of cream coloured cloth is a curious exhibit piece at Oxford Universities’ Pitt Rivers museum. It states: “Votive rags from St Helen’s Well, Thorp Arch near Boston Spa, West Yorkshire is an example of the votive rags that were tied to a tree near a well.”.


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Image shown is actual book for sale. Synopsis of Folklore of Gloucestershire: “Folklore is formed from the web of traditional beliefs, customs, superstition stories, music, and dance from which is conjured the idyll of rural English life. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Previous edition: Tiverton: Westcountry, Description: pages: illustrations, 1 map, portraits.

Pages in category "Gloucestershire folklore" The following 2 pages are in this category, out of 2 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Palmer, Roy, Folklore of Gloucestershire.

Tiverton: Westcountry, (OCoLC) Document Type. Category:English folklore by county. Jump to navigation Jump to search. Subcategories. This category has the following 32 subcategories, out of 32 total. B Bedfordshire folklore‎ Gloucestershire folklore‎ (2 P) Folklore of Greater Manchester‎ (1 P) H.

The astonishing amount of information the book contains is drawn not only from a mass of printed and archive material, but also from the oral testimony of many local people.

Above all, The Folklore of Gloucestershire is a fascinating story to be read and enjoyed by all those with an interest in the county. Buy Folklore of Gloucester 2Rev Ed by Roy Palmer (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Roy Palmer.

The Folklore of Gloucestershire Book ID: Title: The Folklore of Gloucestershire Author: 'Palmer, Roy' ISBN number: Publisher name: Westcountry Books Place of publication: Tiverton Book type: Hardback Pages: Dewey decimal number: PAL Dust jacket: Yes Volume number: 1 of 1 Language: English Photographs: Yes.

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