DESCRIPTION: "In Manchester in Lancashire A damsel she did dwell, In service a long time she lived, Till this to her befell"
EARLIEST DATE: 1910 (GreigDuncan2)
KEYWORDS: courting homicide servant
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Greig #148, p. 2, ("In Manchester in Lancashire") (1 fragment)
GreigDuncan2 205, "Mary Thompson" (1 fragment)
NOTES: The current description is all of the Greig/GreigDuncan2 fragment.
Greig: "Her sweetheart murdered her." - BS
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