Fan the Lads o' Tough They Ging to Fish

DESCRIPTION: "At Baldyvin far they began for to ca' up the Don man Wi their provisions they brought back an' brunt wi' Gordon John. Fan the lads o' Tough they ging to fish they sidna ging to Don They may begin at Nether Mill, ca' up to Buchan John"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1917 (GreigDuncan8)
KEYWORDS: fishing
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan8 1890, "Fan the Lads o' Tough They Ging to Fish" (1 fragment)
Roud #13567
NOTES: The current description is all of the GreigDuncan8 fragment.
Tough is about 30 miles west of Aberdeen.
"The burn [stream] of the Tore, or Nether mill, (the name of the place at its entrance into the sea,) ... separates the [Gamrif] parish from that of Aberdour ... and is also the boundary between the counties of Banff and Aberdeen" (source: The New Statistical Account of Scotland (Edinburgh, 1845 ("Digitized by Google")), Vol. XIII, p. 275). - BS
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File: GrD81890

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