Notes, types and motifs

Notes for the story 'The Lewises of Dre-fach Felindre and the Crock of Gold in the Manure Heap'

Mrs. Mann did not say where or from whom she heard this story about the Lewises, and Kate Davies knew no more about Mrs Mann, except that she was a lady from Dre-fach Felindre, but she did remember one other story of hers: 'The Frenchmen's Cave and the Poison in the Soup' (tape MWL 3892).


Types

ML 4023 (W)The dead return to their family or former home.
ML 4031 (W)Ghosts in human form.
ML 4031 (W)e Female ghost.

Motifs

E 279.1Ghost haunts outside at night in human shape.
E 320Dead relative's friendly return.
E 363Ghost returns to aid living.
E 371Return from dead to reveal hidden treasure.
E 422.4.4Revenant in female dress.
E 425.1 Revenant as woman.
E 585.3.1Revenant revisits earth nightly.
E 525Treasure found in chest.


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