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Story about a girl trapped in a fairy hill, 1885

Identifier: Coll-97/CW87/64

Scope and Contents

Story about a girl trapped in a fairy hill while out searching for her cattle. She was told to ball meal and that she would get out once she had finished but the amount of meal would not reduce despite her best efforts. An old man said he would help her get out if he gave her some of the meal because her lover was marrying that night and she got out.


  • Creation: 1885

Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 41 folios ; 18 x 23 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 36r, line 18 to folio 36v, line 11

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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