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Umbrella Courtship, The

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Performer: Unknown
Place Collected: Arlington
Date collected: Between 1913 and 1916
Collector: Williams, Alfred
Roud Number: 12626

Despite the fact that this ditty was reprinted many times for over 200 years, it seems to have made little impression on the tradition.  It has only been collected three times in England, once in Kent with a jolly fol lol lol chorus, once in Somerset and this once in Gloucestershire.


Notes by Gwilym Davies 12 April 2016