“The Beverly Maid and the Tinker (The Tinker Behind the Door)”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: before 1830 (broadside, Bodleian Harding B 25(186))
Keywords: sex bawdy servant tinker money
Found in: Canada(Newf)

Description

A tinker comes to sell a servant girl a pen. The gentleman being out, the tinker "got this maid behind the door and gently laid her on the floor." She gives him 20 guineas and invites him back. Soon his gold is gone and he has to do as he'd done before.

Broadsides

References

  1. Peacock, pp. 318-319, "The Tinker Behind the Door" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. DT, TINKCRT*
  3. Roud #585
  4. BI, Pea318