Subscribe to our Newsletter

Recruiting Sergeant, The

Back to browse page
Performer: Baughan, Thomas
Place Collected: South Cerney
Date collected: Between 1913 and 1916
Collector: Williams, Alfred
Roud Number: 1275

Nothing more is known of this fragment and no other version can be traced.  The sentiments of refusing the bribes of a recruiting sergeant are similar to those in the song “Arthur MacBride” (Roud 2355).


Notes by Gwilym Davies 9 April 2016