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Folk Lore Society

Founded in 1878 as the Folk-Lore Society. It dropped the hyphen in 1968. It publishes its own journal Folklore (3 issues per year and originally the Folk-Lore Record) and has all back issues online through JStor. It is based in London at:

The Folklore Society
The Warburg Institute
Woburn Square
London WC1H 0AB

Started by George Lawrence Gomme and others for:

'The preservation and publication of Popular Traditions, Legendary Ballads, Local Proverbial Sayings, Superstitions and Old Customs (British and Foreign) and all subjects relating to them'

See Also:


The Folklore Society