Geordie Davidson

DESCRIPTION: The singer and Geordie, who follows the plough, are in love. He has a farm, horses, cattle, "a house in guid order and everything fine." He has promised to marry in the summer and she will bid farewell to her other sweethearts.
AUTHOR: William Lillie (source: GreigDuncan4)
EARLIEST DATE: 1914 (GreigDuncan4)
KEYWORDS: love marriage farming nonballad
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan4 759, "Geordie Davidson" (1 text)
Roud #6181
NOTES: GreigDuncan4 quoting Greig: "Lines by William Lillie, on George Davidson, Burnmill, St Fergus. - The heroine was Mrs Hay, a daughter of the author. (This is a copy in pencil by D Scott about 1860)." - BS
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File: GrD4759

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