“The Drowning of Patrick Martin”

Author: Brian Doherty
Earliest date: 1973 (Dibblee/Dibblee)
Keywords: drowning memorial
Found in: Canada(Mar)


Apprentice blacksmith Patrick Martin, out swimming with a friend, drowns in Orwell Bay. His body is retrieved with difficulty and his family mourns.


Dibblee/Dibblee: "Patrick Martin was drowned circa 1907 at the age of 24 years."

Orwell is on the south coast of Queens, Prince Edward Island. - BS


  1. Dibblee/Dibblee, pp. 69-70, "The Drowning of Patrick Martin" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #12464
  3. BI, Dib069