DESCRIPTION: "The year 1803 Our gentlemen did all agree To make a live road o'er the lea Out through the haughs o' Boyndlie." When nothing was being done Forbes made a plan and he and a few men fought "our esquires ... to make the roads thro' Boyndlie"
EARLIEST DATE: 1908 (GreigDuncan3)
KEYWORDS: commerce travel
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Greig #8, p. 3, ("'Twas in the year eighteen hundred and three") (1 fragment)
GreigDuncan3 459, "Boyndlie Road" (1 text)
cf. "The Buchan Turnpike" (subject: road building)
NOTES: Greig: "We give a few verses of the homely rhyme." Greig gives the first four verses reported in GreigDuncan3. - BS
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