School: Baile an Daingin (C.) (roll number 4828)

Ballindine, Co. Mayo
Máire de Staic
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0096, Page 663

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  1. IV.
    There was a bakery in Ballindine and also a distilary where McHugh's is now. One of the houses is called the Brewery.
    Mrs. French Killeen Ballindine
    Age about 60 years
    Pupil's Name Kathleen Fahey
    a tallow-chandler was the name of the man who made candles.
    The candles were made of rushes steeped in tallow. the tallow used be in a little pot called the grisset.
    John McHugh Ballindine Age 48 yrs
    Pupil's Name Nanette Waldron
    There is a well in Ballindine called Faideog where they used steep the candles
    Miss Kelly. Ballindine
    Age about 76 years
    Pupil's Name Kathleen Hession
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.