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  • Trevor Dunkerley
    Thare be lots of um in Devon.... Try: Trans Devon Association vol. 28 (1896), pp. 98-99 TDA Vol. 94 (1962) , p. 157 with photograph TDA Vol. 103 (1971), pp.
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      Thare be lots of um in Devon....

      Try:

      Trans Devon Association vol. 28 (1896), pp. 98-99
      TDA Vol. 94 (1962) , p. 157 with photograph
      TDA Vol. 103 (1971), pp. 270-271 with photograph
      Robert Hunt, Popular Romances of the West of England, 3rd ed., 1908, p. 319
      Ralph Merrifield, 'Witch bottles & Magic jugs', Folklore, 66 (1955), p.195.

      Kindest regards,

      Trevor

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      From: "Jeffries, Nigel" <njeffries@...>
      To: <arch-pot@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Friday, September 01, 2006 12:58 PM
      Subject: [arch-pot] 17th century witches bottles


      > Dear group
      >
      > I just wondered if anyone knew of any 'witches bottles' (usually 17th
      > century Frechen stoneware containing ritual deposits such as bent pins,
      > human hair, or even urine) excavated from archaeological contexts in
      > this country?
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      > Any information gratefully received!
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      > Thanks Nigel
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      > Nigel Jeffries
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