The Rise and Fall of Goblindom – Goblins vs Ghosts

In 1903, The Folk-Lore Society published its fourth volume in the County Folk-Lore series, collected by M.C. Balfour of Belford, Northumberland. In it, Balfour very aptly named a section ‘Goblindom’, which collated the folk-tales of Northumberland specifically referring to the ‘Little Folk’ that for centuries were a supernatural staple in…

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