Penny Weddings

by Bernadette Weyde | June 12, 2014 9:23 am

When the marrying couple were in poor circumstances it was the custom to leave a dollan (sieve) in an unobtrusive but convenient spot in the kitchen and into this every guest dropped a penny towards defraying the cost of their entertainment.


(source: A Third Manx Scrapbook by WW Gill)

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