“The Maid Gaed to the Mill”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1961 (SCMacCollSeeger01)
Keywords: sex childbirth bastard mother father miller money
Found in: Britain(Scotland)

Description

"The maid's gaed to the mill by night, sae wanton... That she should hae her corn ground, mill and multure free." The miller's man obliges her. When she has a child "Her mother baid her cast it oot." "Her faither baid her keep it in," and she does.

Recordings

References

  1. DT, MAIDMILL*
  2. Roud #2575
  3. BI, RcTMGTTM