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Alternative title: In Sheffield Park

Place Collected: Tewkesbury
Date collected: 1908 (11 Apr)
Collector: Sharp, Cecil
Roud Number: 860

Nearly every other version of this song is entitled “In Sheffield Park” and the song can be dated back to the 18th century when it was printed as “The Young Man of Sheffield Park”. It has been widely collected in England, but not elsewhere.

Notes by Gwilym Davies 6 July 2015