Gosport Beach (The Undutiful Daughter)

DESCRIPTION: "On Gosport beach I landed, that place of noted fame." The sailor meets a beautiful whose merchant parents threw her out. He offers to marry her, breaks a ring, and goes on his voyage. Three months later, he returns and marries her
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: before 1835 (broadside, Bodleian Firth c.12(383))
KEYWORDS: sailor love clothes brokentoken wedding marriage
FOUND IN: Britain(England(South))
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Huntington-Whalemen, pp. 127-129, "The Undutiful Daughter" ( text)
Reeves-Circle 53, "Gosport Beach" (1 text)

Roud #1038
Bodleian, Firth c.12(383), "Gosport Beach" ("On Gosport beach I landed"), B.W. Dickinson (York), 1823-1834; also Harding B 11(1383), Harding B 11(1380), Harding B 11(1381), Harding B 11(1382), Firth c.12(379), Harding B 16(105d), Harding B 11(1936), 2806 c.17(153)[some words illegible], Firth c.13(12), 2806 c.17(484v), "Gosport Beach"
File: SWMS127

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