Girl Who Was Drowned at Onslow, The

DESCRIPTION: What mournful news that we did hear." A girl is drowned in an icy stream. After a three day search her body is found. Her true love and parents mourn.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1928 (Mackenzie)
KEYWORDS: drowning mourning family river
FOUND IN: Canada(Mar)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Mackenzie 154, "The Girl Who Was Drowned at Onslow" (1 text)
Roud #3287
NOTES [33 words]: Mackenzie says this "true song" is about an accident in the farming community of Onslow "at the head of Cobequid Bay in Colchester County" Nova Scotia.
This song is item dG42 in Laws's Appendix II. - BS
File: Mack154

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