John Firth (folklorist)

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John Firth (1838-1922) was a Scottish folklorist. He was born in Redland on Mainland, Orkney.He worked as a joiner and wheelwright and had a workshop in the village of Finstown, in the parish of Firth.[1] He wrote Reminiscences of an Orkney Parish.


  1. ^ John Shearer, William Groundwater, John D. Mackay. The New Orkney Book. Nelson, 1966. p 157.