Bonnie Wee Tramping Lass, The

DESCRIPTION: The singer passed the carter's mill on a Saturday night and meets "a bonnie wee tramping lass", She explains her job "winding hanks of yarn." They discuss love and go home together. They marry happily and now have three children.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1910 (Greig/Duncan8)
KEYWORDS: love marriage sex children
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber,Bord))
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Greig/Duncan8 1917, "The Bonnie Wee Trampin' Lass" (1 text)
Greig-FolkSongInBuchan-FolkSongOfTheNorthEast #157, p. 2, "The Bonnie Wee Trampin' Lass" (1 text)
McMorland/Scott-HerdLaddieOTheGlen, pp. 80-81, 152, "The Bonnie Wee Trampin Lass" (1 text, 1 tune)

Roud #5129
Willie Scott, "The Bonnie Wee Tramping Lass" (on Voice10)
NOTES [19 words]: Hall, notes to Voice10, describes this as an "innocent courtship" leading to a "fortunate and happy marriage." - BS
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