Drowning of Patrick Martin, The

DESCRIPTION: Apprentice blacksmith Patrick Martin, out swimming with a friend, drowns in Orwell Bay. His body is retrieved with difficulty and his family mourns.
AUTHOR: Brian Doherty
EARLIEST DATE: 1973 (Dibblee/Dibblee)
KEYWORDS: drowning memorial
FOUND IN: Canada(Mar)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Dibblee/Dibblee, pp. 69-70, "The Drowning of Patrick Martin" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #12464
NOTES: Dibblee/Dibblee: "Patrick Martin was drowned circa 1907 at the age of 24 years."
Orwell is on the south coast of Queens, Prince Edward Island. - BS
File: Dib069

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