Figgy Dowdy's Well, Carnmarth, Redruth, c1910

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Identifier

BRA_8_038

Description

Figgy Dowdy's Well on Carn Marth near Redruth. This is also known as Margery Daw's Well and local girls baptised their dolls here on Good Friday. A local rhyme is 'Figgy Dowdy had a well on the top of Carn Marth hill and she locked it night and day lest people should carry the water away'.

Date

1910-1919

Rights

Paddy Bradley

Coverage

Lanner, Gwennap

Publisher

cornishmemory.com

Type

Still Image


Contributed by

Paddy Bradley


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Collection

Paddy Bradley Collection




Citation
“Figgy Dowdy's Well, Carnmarth, Redruth, c1910,” cornishmemory.com, accessed December 9, 2021, http://cornishmemory.com/item/BRA_8_038.
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