Farewell to Auld Scotland

DESCRIPTION: The singer bids farewell to Scotland and Limerick, Kinghorn and his parents. He is being sent to Van Diemen's Land "but the time will be coming when I will get free, To get back to old Scotland my Nancy to see"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1914 (GreigDuncan8)
KEYWORDS: transportation parting Scotland family
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan8 1536, "Farewell to Auld Scotland" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #12957
NOTES: "Kinghorn is a coastal parish, which lies in Fife Council Area, some 3 miles (4 km) southwest of Kirkcaldy and 8 miles (12 km) south of Glenrothes in Fife and includes a small offshore island." (Source: Gazetteer for Scotland site).
Limerick, on the other hand, is in Ireland. - BS
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File: GrD81536

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