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Transcript of conversation with Miss Janet Ann Gibb of The Grove, Lezayre, by John Stowell Kenyon

Date(s): February 1973

Scope & Content: Gibb family of Liverpool and the Grove; Turnbull family of Port Erin; tokens of memorial; ship surgeon; ship captain; fraud; Scotland; Greenland; Liverpool; rescued by Eskimos; coming to Isle of Man; cottage; Thornhill; Cottage Hospital; Ballachrink; Grove Mount; East India Company; Calf of Man; speaking Manx; Canada; last will; Ormly Hall; Dumbells Bank failure; Lord of Appeal; Grammar school; banks; letting rooms; annual party at Bishopcourt; the snow of 1892; roads; Jubilee; Slieu Lewaigue; Electric Railway; fights over land; Mr Bruce of Dumbell Bank; Loughan ny guiy; winter parties; dancing; old customs; White Boys; Mollag Band; Manx Musical Guild; choirs; Fine Arts and Industrial Guild; Speaker Arthur Moore; Cronkbourne; family doctor at Port Erin; artist; painting; Canon Paton of St Paul's; parson of Ramsey; T.E. Brown; churches; T.E. Brown characters; Neddy-yn-ruy; Kirk Rushen; old shops in Ramsey; Auckland Terrace; Central Hotel; Queens Hotel; Manx cottages; Iron Bridge; water supply; pump; well; teacher; Runic Stone at Four Roads; joiner; telegram; schools; the Ellan Vannin disaster; chimney pots; Vicar of Onchan; Cushag's Poems; T.T. Races; declaration of war, First World War; special railway to Knockaloe; war effort; work conditions; rationing; White Star Liner 'Celtic'; shoemaker; Red John Kewley; old horse mill; grain; straw; barley; bee keeping; skeleton clock; wool winder; family portraits; architect; Manx marble; apples; flowers; greenhouse; grapes; herbs; poultry; Plymouth Rocks; pump; house work; picnics; "Mewe's" Band; pigs; playing bridge; hot water bottles; paying at shops; money; maids; nurse; wearing black; deaths; funerals; dog mills; baker; Quayle Hall; Manx hens, rumpies; Balljean farm; Advocates; Vicars of Maughold; Bellevue; Rector Kneale; Manx superstitions; geese; laying eggs; travelling beggars; Ballacarbery, Lezayre; Ballacottier; Ballakillingan; Blake family; Bolivia Mount; Caine Hall; cardigan; Claughbane; Dr John Clague; homemade clothes; Fenella; Wax Works; Ballaqueeny; water colour.

Language: English

Extent: 80 pages

Item name: typescript

Collection: Manuscript Archive

Level: ITEM

ID number: FLS G/J.A.


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