Banks of Inverurie (Inverary), The

DESCRIPTION: "One day as I was walking... On the banks of Inverurie I spied a bonnie lass." He asks her to wed. She replies that she knows he is a rake. He says he has reformed, and calls his servants to demonstrate his honesty. He again appeals to her to marry.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: before 1894 (Murison collection, according to Lyle, _Fairies and Folk_)
KEYWORDS: courting servant rejection
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber,Bord))
REFERENCES (7 citations):
Ford-Vagabond, pp. 258-259, "The Banks of Inverurie" (1 text)
Ord, pp. 199-200, "The Banks of Inverurie" (1 text)
Greig #11, p. 2, "The Banks of Inverurie" (1 text)
GreigDuncan6 1263, "The Banks of Inverurie" (6 texts, 4 tunes)
McMorland-Scott, pp. 137-138, 156, "The Banks of Inverurie" (1 text, 1 tune)
DT, BNKINVER*
ADDITIONAL: Willie Scott, "The Banks of Iverurie," School of Scottish Studies Archive SA1986.141,Tobar an Dualchais/Kist o Riches accessed 14 September 2013 from http://www.tobarandualchais.co.uk/en/fullrecord/85050/1

Roud #1415
BROADSIDES:
NLScotland, RB.m.168(021), "Banks of Inverary," Batchelar (London?), c. 1820; also APS.4.95.15(1), "The Banks of Inverury," unknown, c. 1840; RB.m.143(122), "The Banks of Inverurie," Poet's Box (Dundee), c. 1890
File: FVS258

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