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Easter customs in Stirlingshire.

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Title - Easter customs in Stirlingshire.
Contributors - Alec McAllister; Martha McAllister
Reporters - Catherine M. Nicholls

Summary - Easter customs in Stirlingshire.

For Easter, hens' eggs were decorated with candle wax and dyed with tea. Martha McAllister recalls rolling eggs as a child. Both the McAllisters received chocolate eggs. The baker's van brought hot cross buns on Good Friday. Shrove Tuesday was not celebrated. The baking of pancakes, scones and oatcakes was an everyday occurrence.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:04:19
Date Recorded - 1982.01.25
Language - English
Genre - Information
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 52489
Original Tape ID - SA1982.036
Original Track ID - SA1982.36.B2
Audio Quality - Poor
Audio Format - R2R



Recording Location:
  County - Stirlingshire
  Parish - Gargunnock
  Village - Patrickston


Item Location:
  County - Stirlingshire
  Parish - Gargunnock
  Village - Gargunnock

Item Notes - The candle wax patterns showed because they resisted the dye.

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