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Performer: Howman, Jessie
Place Collected: Stow-on-the-Wold
Date collected: 1966 (8 Nov)
Collector: Palmer, Roy

This song is rather a mystery.  Mrs Howman remembered one verse from an 1870s broadside, but neither the broadside nor the crime to which it refers have been traced.


Notes by Gwilym Davies 17 January 2016