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Travelling people (tinkers or tinsmiths)

Subject Source: Sss
Scope Note: Created For = CW,Use For = Tinkers

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Story entitled 'Christ on the Cross', 11 September 1909

Identifier: Coll-97/CW117/100
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'Christ on the Cross' collected from Catherine MacLean, crofter, Naast, Gairloch, Ross and Cromarty [Nàst, Geàrr Loch, Ros is Cromba]. The story tells of how a female tinker [bana-cheard] fanned the flames of the fire which forged the nails used to nail Christ to the cross for which Christ cursed her and her descendants to travel for generations without finding peace or rest. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: 11 September 1909