Cornish Witchcraft

Book ID:
8240
Title:
Cornish Witchcraft
Subtitle:
The Confessions of a Westcountry Witch-finder
Author:
'Paynter, William Henry'
ISBN number:
9780954683931
Publisher name:
Privately Printed
Edition number:
1st
Book type:
Paperback
First edition date:
2016
Pages:
135
Dewey decimal number:
133.43094237 PAY
Dust jacket:
No
Language:
English
Photographs:
No
Illustrations:
No
Bibliography:
No
Notes:

Companion volume to The Cornish Witch-Finder (Museum Library id. 133.43094237 PAY 5072).

With a Foreword by Jason Semmens.

William Henry Paynter ran a museum in East Looe, which included examples of Cornish folk magic, and is likely to have been visited by Cecil Williamson. The collection here includes some charms sold at Paynter's museum (Museum Object Nos. 2994 - 2996), and also a witch doll found among Paynter's personal effects (2891), and donated by his grandson Jeremy Tucker.

Chapters:

Proofs of the Belief in Witchcraft

The Great Witch-finder

The Evil Eye

Present-day Sufferers

Witching Hours

Some Cornish Witches

Charms

Tamsin Blight and Jimmy the Wizard

Moon Magic

Snake Lore

Love and Magic

Witchcraft and Children

Westcountry Witch Trials

The Fairies

Trees and Flowers in Witchcraft