Henry Connors [Laws M5]

DESCRIPTION: Dejected Henry tells his story. A serving man, he fell in love with his master's daughter. The girl's mother aids the match, but the father is opposed. When the two plan to flee to Scotland, the father plants evidence against Henry and has him transported
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: before 1911 (broadside, Bodleian Bod21727 2806 c.15(291))
KEYWORDS: servant courting father emigration transportation betrayal trick love
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf) Ireland
REFERENCES (5 citations):
Laws M5, "Henry Connors"
SHenry H128, pp. 440-441, "Henry Connor of Castledawson" (1 text, 1 tune)
Greenleaf/Mansfield 94, "Henry Connors" (1 text)
Guigne, pp. 165-167, "Henry Connors" (1 text, 1 tune)
DT 816, HENRCONR

Roud #1909
RECORDINGS:
Martin Reddigan, "Hard Times" (on MUNFLA/Leach)
BROADSIDES:
Bodleian, Bod21727 2806 c.15(291), "Connor's Farewell" ("The orders have arrived boys, and we are bound for Dublin"), J. Lindsay (London), 1851-1910
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "Erin's Lovely Home" [Laws M6] (plot)
cf. "Jock Scott" (plot)
cf. "Matt Hyland" (plot)
cf. "The Footboy" (plot)
File: LM05

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