Devonshire Calendar Customs I: Movable Festivals (1936)

By R. Pearse Chope, B. A. (Read at Torquay, 24th June, 1936. ) The Folk-Lore Society has recently published the first volume of British Calendar Customs, comprising the Movable Festivals of all England. These...

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North Devon Customs and Superstitions (1867)

By J. R. Chanter. (Read at Barnstaple, 24th July 1867) DEVON in general, and North Devon in particular, has been very retentive of ancient customs, habits, and superstitions. Its folk-lore is especially interesting from...

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Burning the Ashen Faggot (1879)

Extracted from the Fourth Report of the Committee on Devonshire Folk-Lore. Mr. Pengelly, in a paper read at the Sidmouth meeting of this Association, entitled “Relics of the Past observed at Torquay” describes being...