“Bleacher Lassie o' Kelvinhaugh”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1930 (Ord)
Keywords: love reunion disguise
Found in: Britain(Scotland)


"As I went out on a summer's evening," the singer meets a pretty girl in Kelvinhaugh. He asks what she is doing, then enquires if she will go with him. She refuses; she is waiting for her love, gone for seven years. He reveals himself as the missing lover

Cross references



  1. Ord, p. 77, "The Bleacher Lassie o' Kelvinhaugh" (1 text)
  2. Roud #3325
  3. BI, Ord077