Northmavine (1774)

There was a period of dramatic revivalism in the parish of Northmaven during which 'swoons and convulsions became common... fifty or sixty would sometimes be carried struggling or roaring into the yard and they would rise perfectly unconscious of what had happened.


'The Great Revival in the West 1797-1805, by Catherine C Cleveland, 1959, page 107-8. 

Thanks to Tom Lennie, Land of Many Revivals, page 159.

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