Young Cornish servant girl endowed with the power to heal and prophetise after being visited by fairies
Folklore & folklorists
The church grim is a spirit that protects graveyards from witches and the Devil, usually appearing as a black dog.
Devil’s doors are blocked-up doors in the north wall of a church, once believed to have been an escape route for the Devil when he left a child as a result of the sacrament of baptism.
Scottish writer, folklorist and antiquarian particularly noted for his texts on Orkney folklore and history
Jennifer Westwood (5 January 1940 – 12 May 2008) was a British author, broadcaster and folklorist with a particular interest in English Language, Anglo-Saxon and Old Norse.
Jessie Margaret Saxby was an author and folklorist from Unst, one of the Shetland Islands of Scotland. She also had political interests and was a suffragette.
John Gregorson Campbell (1836 – 22 November 1891) was a Scottish folklorist and Free Church minister at the Tiree and Coll parishes in Argyll, Scotland.
Orcadian folklorist and antiquarian