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Isle of France

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Performer: Hawking, Arthur
Place Collected: Ablington
Date collected: Between 1913 and 1916
Collector: Williams, Alfred
Roud Number: 1575

The Isle of France referred to here is Mauritius.  The ballad has been found mainly in England and goes back to at least the mid-19th century.

Notes by Gwilym Davies 31 March 2016