Myra Evans in Ceredigion - early 20th Century

from Canu'r Cymry II, page 51:

My first recollection of th[e] lovely old carol ['On Christmas Morning'], is that of hearing my great aunt Nel, Daniel Williams’ daughter, sing it whilst washing her floor, and persuading the dear old lady to teach it to me. I found mother knew the second and third verses as well as the first which auntie taught me, having had the words written out when her grandfather taught it to her, with the proviso that she must not show or sing the third verse at any price as it was Catholic, and Protestants believed ‘Our Intercessor with God is Jesus Christ the Righteous’, and that Christ had …   more >>
cite as

Meredydd Evans and Phyllis Kinney (ed.), Canu'r Cymry II (1998), p. 51. accessed: 15 July, 2024

location of experience: Ceredigion


Listening to

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On Christmas Morning/Ar Fore Dydd Nadolig performed by Nel Williams

Experience Information

Date/Time early 20th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment in private, indoors

Originally submitted by hgb3 on Thu, 12 Feb 2015 15:54:19 +0000