NEFA - The North East Folklore Archive

Customs and Beliefs


Although North East Scotland has always had a comparatively sparse population it has accommodated many waves of immigration. In the last 1,500 years these span from the Dalriadic Scots to a recent influx of new residents at the end of the 20th century. Included along the way are Norsemen, speakers of Scots from the South of Scotland, Norman French, Flemish weavers and craftsmen and Highlanders during the clearances.






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