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Ref: MUS/103 

Two manuscript volumes of ‘Rural Lore, Capel Seion’ prepared by Bridget Roberts, headmistress of Capel Seion school 1921-1925

MUS/103/1 
‘Rural Lore Capel Seion. Contributions by different people on different subjects [incl.] Nanteos’. 
Includes a description of WJR Powell of Nanteos and other local information on plants, chapels, a Roman road, places and people. 

MUS/103/2 
‘Rural Lore, Herbal Remedies, Cookery, Recipes, Cwpan Nanteos, Roman Road’. Includes recipes for ‘Oyntment for the Ricketts’, ‘the Green Ointment’, a cure for a ‘decline’, an ‘infallible cure for the bite of a mad dog’, information on customs and superstitions, and Welsh rhymes.

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