Aug 23, 2017
British Goblins: Welsh
Folk Lore, Fairy Mythology, Legends and Traditions
Book 2 Chapter 1
In this episode, we look at the similarities between Welsh Ghosts and American Spiritualism, as well as how the ghosts can be classified. Sikes tells us the story of Lady Stradling's ghost, the legend of Catrin Gwynn, the story of the Haunted Bridge and Cadogan's ghost. He finishes the episode by discussing the laws of the Welsh Spirit-World and how the duties that cause ghosts to walk once more upon the earth.
Names Used in this Section
All proper names, and words in Welsh or other languages, are recorded here in the show-notes and we've done our best to get the pronounciations right for you.
Wesley & Luther
Arsinoe (umlaut) of Herodotus
Ebbw Vale, Glamorganshire
Duffryn House, Cardiff
Sir Thomas Button
St. Donat's Castle
Pont Cwnca Bach, Yscanhir, Carmethenshire
Yn enw y daioni, peidiwch (in the name of heaven, sir, don't go!)
White Catti of the Grove Cave
Mrs. Morgan of Newport
Hob y deri dando
Walter John Harry
Goblins can be found on Archive.org
You can find out more about Wirt Sikes on Wikipedia.