Erin's Lovely Home (I) [Laws M6]

DESCRIPTION: The singer, a gentleman's servant, falls in love with his employer's daughter. They plan to flee abroad. But the girl's father stops them as they board the ship; he has the young man transported for seven years. The girl promises to wait for him
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1856 (Journal from the Catalpa; Thompson-Pioneer)
KEYWORDS: love elopement transportation separation
FOUND IN: US(MA,So) Canada(Mar,Newf) Britain(England(South,West),Scotland(Aber)) Ireland
REFERENCES (22 citations):
Laws M6, "Erin's Lovely Home"
O'Conor, p. 25, "Erin's Lovely Home" (1 text)
McBride 24, "Erin's Lovely Home" (1 text, 1 tune)
Graham/Holmes 20, "Erin's Lovely Home (A)" (1 text, 1 tune)
Thompson-Pioneer 33, "Erin's Lovely Home" (1 text)
Randolph 89, "Erin's Lovely Home" (1 text, 1 tune)
Sharp-100E 54, "Erin's Lovely Home" (1 text, 1 tune)
SHenry H46, pp. 438-439, "Erin's Lovely Home" (1 text, 1 tune)
OLochlainn 102, "Erin's Lovely Home" (1 text, 1 tune)
Huntington-Whalemen, pp. 199-201, "Aran's Lovely Home" ( text)
Greig #47, p. 1, "Erin's Lovely Home" (1 text)
GreigDuncan6 1098, "Erin's Lovely Home" (12 texts, 8 tunes)
Ord, pp. 106-107, "Erin's Lovely Home" (1 text)
MacSeegTrav 77, "Erin's Lovely Home" (1 text, 1 tune)
Wiltshire-WSRO Wt 349, "Aaron's Lovely Home" (1 text)
Cologne/Morrison, pp. 20-21, "Erin's Lovely Home" (1 text, 1 tune)
RoudBishop #70, "Erin's Lovely Home" (1 text, 1 tune)
Leach-Labrador 10, "Erin's Lovely Home" (1 text, 1 tune)
Creighton-Maritime, pp. 64-65, "Erin's Lovely Home" (1 text, 1 tune)
Mackenzie 38, "Erin's Lovely Home" (1 text)
Guigne, pp. 117-119, "Erin's Lovely Home (Seven Links Upon My Chain)" (1 text, 1 tune)

Roud #1427
Michael "Straighty" Flanagan, "Erin's Lovely Home" (on IRClare01)
Mary Anne Haynes, "Erin's Lovely Home" (on Voice04)
Frank Knox, "Erin's Lovely Home" (on MUNFLA/Leach)

Bodleian, Harding B 11(1087), "Erin's Lovely Home," A. Ryle and Co. (London), 1845-1859; also 2806 b.11(123), Harding B 11(1086), Harding B 11(1088), 2806 b.11(20), 2806 c.15(248)[some illegible lines], 2806 c.8(297), Harding B 11(1089), "Erin's Lovely Home"
Murray, Mu23-y1:111, "Erin's Lovely Home," James Lindsay (Glasgow), 19C

cf. "Henry Connors" [Laws M5] (plot)
cf. "Erin's Lovely Home" [Laws M6] (plot)
cf. "William Riley's Courtship [Laws M9]" (plot)
cf. "Jock Scott" (plot)
cf. "Matt Hyland" (plot)
cf. "Richard and I" (plot)
cf. "Erin A'Green" (plot)
Old Erin's Lovely Vale
Seven Links on My Chain
File: LM06

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