“Between Stanehive and Laurencekirk”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1930 (Ord)
Keywords: farming courting servant children father
Found in: Britain(Scotland)


"Between Stanehive and Laurencekirk Last term I did fee." The singer gets along well with the master, and better with the serving girl, whom he courts. The master catches them in the stable. He blames the daughter, who wanted his attentions herself


  1. Ord, pp. 259-260, "Between Stanehive and Laurencekirk" (1 text)
  2. Roud #5589
  3. BI, Ord259